Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 744.5
Webbing of neck
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 744.5 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 744.5 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Neck webbing
Clinical Information
  • A congenital, usually bilateral, thick web-like fold of skin that extends from the acromion to the mastoid process. This deformity is associated with turner syndrome and noonan syndrome.
Applies To
  • Pterygium colli
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 744.5 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM Q18.3 Webbing of neck
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 744.5:
  • Occlusion
    • gallbladder (see also Obstruction, gallbladder) 575.2
  • Pterygium (eye) 372.40
    • colli 744.5
  • Web, webbed (congenital) - see also Anomaly, specified type NEC
    • neck (pterygium colli) 744.5
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