Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 742.59
Other specified congenital anomalies of spinal cord
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Spinal cord anomaly NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 742.59 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 742.59 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Amyelia
  • Amyelia (congenital absence of spinal cord)
  • Atelomyelia
  • Atelomyelia (spinal cord defect)
  • Caudal agenesis
  • Congenital absence of caudal vertebra (disorder)
  • Congenital anomaly of spinal meninges
  • Defective development of the cauda equina
  • Diplomyelia
  • Fibrolipoma of filum terminale (disorder)
  • Hemimyelia
  • Incomplete development of lower spine (caudal)
  • Malformation, split spinal cord
  • Myelatelia
  • Myelodysplasia of spinal cord
  • Myelodysplasia of the spinal cord
  • Neuroenteric cyst
  • Neuroenteric cyst and associated malformation
  • Postoperative tethered cord syndrome
  • Sacral dysgenesis
  • Spinal cord dysplasia
  • Spinal cord hypoplasia
  • Spinal dysgenesis
  • Split spinal cord
  • Split spinal cord malformation (disorder)
  • Tethered cord, filum
  • Thanatophoric dysplasia, type 1
  • Thanatophoric dysplasia, type 2
Applies To
  • Amyelia
  • Atelomyelia
  • Congenital anomaly of spinal meninges
  • Defective development of cauda equina
  • Hypoplasia of spinal cord
  • Myelatelia
  • Myelodysplasia
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 742.59 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM Q06.0 Amyelia
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM Q06.1 Hypoplasia and dysplasia of spinal cord
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM Q06.3 Other congenital cauda equina malformations
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM Q06.8 Other specified congenital malformations of spinal cord
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 742.59:
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