Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 750.5
Congenital hypertrophic pyloric stenosis
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Cong pyloric stenosis.
  • ICD-9-CM 750.5 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 750.5 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Hypertrophic pyloric stenosis, congenital
Clinical Information
  • An abnormality characterized by thickening of the muscle in the wall of the pylorus. It results in the narrowing of the pyloric channel. The overlying mucosa may appear hypertrophic as well. Clinical signs and symptoms appear early in life and include projectile vomiting and dehydration.
  • Narrowing of the pyloric canal due to hypertrophy of the surrounding circular muscle. It is usually seen in infants or young children.
Applies To
  • Congenital or infantile:
    • constriction of pylorus
    • hypertrophy of pylorus
    • spasm of pylorus
    • stenosis of pylorus
    • stricture of pylorus
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 750.5 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM Q40.0 Congenital hypertrophic pyloric stenosis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 750.5:
  • Achalasia 530.0
    • pylorus 750.5
  • Anomaly, anomalous (congenital) (unspecified type) 759.9
    • pylorus 750.9
      • hypertrophy 750.5
      • stenosis 750.5
  • Constriction
    • pylorus 537.0
      • adult hypertrophic 537.0
      • congenital or infantile 750.5
      • newborn 750.5
  • Hypertrophy, hypertrophic
    • pylorus (muscle) (sphincter) 537.0
      • congenital 750.5
      • infantile 750.5
  • Obstruction, obstructed, obstructive
    • pylorus (acquired) 537.0
      • congenital 750.5
      • infantile 750.5
  • Pylorospasm (reflex) 537.81
    • congenital or infantile 750.5
    • newborn 750.5
  • Spasm, spastic, spasticity (see also condition) 781.0
    • pylorus 537.81
      • adult hypertrophic 537.0
      • congenital or infantile 750.5
      • psychogenic 306.4
  • Stenosis (cicatricial) - see also Stricture
    • pylorus (hypertrophic) 537.0
      • adult 537.0
      • congenital 750.5
      • infantile 750.5
  • Stricture (see also Stenosis) 799.89
    • pylorus (hypertrophic) 537.0
      • adult 537.0
      • congenital 750.5
      • infantile 750.5
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