Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 746.87
Malposition of heart and cardiac apex
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Malposition of heart.
  • ICD-9-CM 746.87 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 746.87 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Abdominal heart
  • Apex of heart anterior to cardiac base
  • Apex of heart posterior to cardiac base
  • Congenital cardiac rotation
  • Congenital malposition of cardiac apex
  • Congenital malposition of heart
  • Dextrocardia
  • Dextrorotation of heart
  • Ectopia cordis
  • Isolated dextrocardia
  • Juxtaposed atrial appendage
  • Levocardia
  • Malposition of cardiac apex, congenital
  • Malposition of cardiac apex, congenital (at birth)
  • Malposition of heart, congenital
  • Malposition of heart, congenital (at birth)
  • Mesocardia
  • Mirror-imaged heart
  • Sinistrocardia
  • Situs inversus with levocardia
746.87 Excludes
  • dextrocardia with complete transposition of viscera (759.3)
Applies To
  • Abdominal heart
  • Dextrocardia
  • Ectopia cordis
  • Levocardia (isolated)
  • Mesocardia
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 746.87 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM Q24.0 Dextrocardia
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM Q24.1 Levocardia
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM Q24.8 Other specified congenital malformations of heart
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 746.87:
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