Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 748.0
Choanal atresia
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 748.0 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 748.0 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Applies To
  • Atresia of nares (anterior) (posterior)
  • Congenital stenosis of nares (anterior) (posterior)
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 748.0 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM Q30.0 Choanal atresia
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 748.0:
  • Atresia, atretic (congenital) 759.89
    • choana 748.0
    • nares (anterior) (posterior) 748.0
    • nose, nostril 748.0
  • Closure
    • congenital, nose 748.0
    • nose (congenital) 748.0
  • Fusion, fused (congenital)
    • choanal 748.0
    • nares (anterior) (posterior) 748.0
    • nose, nasal 748.0
    • nostril(s) 748.0
  • Occlusion
    • choanal 748.0
  • Stenosis (cicatricial) - see also Stricture
    • nares (anterior) (posterior) 478.19
      • congenital 748.0
  • Stricture (see also Stenosis) 799.89
    • nares (anterior) (posterior) 478.19
      • congenital 748.0
    • nostril (anterior) (posterior) 478.19
      • congenital 748.0
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