Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 742.8
Other specified congenital anomalies of nervous system
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Nervous system anom NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 742.8 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 742.8 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Aganglionosis of parasympathetic nerve ganglia
  • Agenesis of nerve
  • Arachnoid / ependymal cyst
  • Brachial plexus displacement
  • Congenital anomaly of visual system
  • Congenital disorder of facial nerve
  • Congenital dysarthria
  • Congenital facial nerve palsy
  • Congenital ischemic atrophy of central nervous system structure
  • Congenital neuropathy with arthrogryposis multiplex congenita
  • Congenital non-progressive ataxia
  • Congenital optic nerve pit
  • Congenital spastic foot
  • Developmental displacement of brachial plexus
  • Disorder of neuronal migration and differentiation
  • Dubowitz's syndrome
  • Endosteal hyperostoses with cerebellar hypoplasia
  • Familial dysautonomia (disorder)
  • Fibrolipoma of filum terminale
  • Hydromeningocele
  • Hypomyelinogenesis congenita
  • Hypoplasia of optic nerve
  • Hypoplasia of the optic nerve
  • Incomplete development of nerve
  • Jaw-winking syndrome
  • Nerve agenesis
  • Neural tube defect
  • Neuronal heterotopia
  • Optic nerve hypoplasia
  • Optic nerve hypoplasia, congenital
  • Optic nerve pit, congenital
  • Periventricular leukomalacia
  • Pit of optic disc
  • Riley day syndrome
  • Spinobulbar atrophy
  • Split spinal cord malformation
Clinical Information
  • Autosomal disorder of the peripheral and autonomic nervous systems limited to individuals of ashkenazic jewish descent; clinical manifestations are present at birth and include diminished lacrimation, defective thermoregulation, orthostatic hypotension, fixed pupils, excessive sweating, loss of pain and temperature sensation, and absent reflexes; pathologic features include reduced numbers of small diameter peripheral nerve fibers and autonomic ganglion neurons.
742.8 Excludes
Applies To
  • Agenesis of nerve
  • Displacement of brachial plexus
  • Familial dysautonomia
  • Jaw-winking syndrome
  • Marcus-Gunn syndrome
  • Riley-Day syndrome
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 742.8 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM G90.1 Familial dysautonomia [Riley-Day]
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM Q07.8 Other specified congenital malformations of nervous system
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 742.8:
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