2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 758.31
- infantile syndrome characterized by a cat-like cry, failure to thrive, microcephaly, mental retardation, spastic quadriparesis, micro- and retrognathia, glossoptosis, bilateral epicanthus, hypertelorism, and tiny external genitalia; caused by a deletion of the short arm of chromosome 5.
- Deletion of the short arm of chromosome 5 characterized by a variable clinical picture consisting of severe mental deficiency, growth retardation, multiple abnormalities and a peculiar crying sound resembling that of a suffering kitten (hence the synonym crying cat syndrome or cri du chat syndrome), that disappears within weeks or months after birth.
- ICD-9-CM 758.31 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Convert 758.31 to ICD-10-CM
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 758.31: