Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 751.2
Atresia and stenosis of large intestine, rectum, and anal canal
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Atresia large intestine.
  • ICD-9-CM 751.2 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 751.2 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Anal atresia
  • Atresia of anus with fistula
  • Atresia of rectum with fistula
  • Congenital absence of anus
  • Congenital absence of anus with fistula
  • Congenital absence of large intestine
  • Congenital absence of rectum
  • Congenital absence of rectum with fistula
  • Congenital anal absence
  • Congenital anal absence w fistula
  • Congenital anal atresia
  • Congenital anal atresia w fistula
  • Congenital anal stenosis
  • Congenital anal stenosis w fistula
  • Congenital atresia of colon
  • Congenital atresia of rectum
  • Congenital colonic absence
  • Congenital colonic atresia
  • Congenital colonic stenosis
  • Congenital rectal absence
  • Congenital rectal absence w fistula
  • Congenital rectal absence with fistula
  • Congenital rectal atresia
  • Congenital rectal atresia w fistula
  • Congenital rectal atresia with fistula
  • Congenital rectal stenosis
  • Congenital rectal stenosis w fistula
  • Congenital rectal stenosis with fistula
  • Congenital stenosis of colon
  • Congenital stricture of anus
  • Congenital stricture of anus with fistula
  • Imperforate anus
Applies To
  • Absence:
    • anus (congenital)
    • appendix, congenital
    • large intestine, congenital
    • rectum
  • Atresia of:
    • anus
    • colon
    • rectum
  • Congenital or infantile:
    • obstruction of large intestine
    • occlusion of anus
    • stricture of anus
  • Imperforate:
    • anus
    • rectum
  • Stricture of rectum, congenital
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 751.2 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM Q42.9 Congenital absence, atresia and stenosis of large intestine, part unspecified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 751.2:
  • Absence (organ or part) (complete or partial)
    • anus, anal (canal) (congenital) 751.2
    • appendix, congenital 751.2
    • cecum (acquired) (postoperative) (posttraumatic) V45.72
      • congenital 751.2
    • colon (acquired) (postoperative) V45.72
      • congenital 751.2
    • intestine (acquired) (small) V45.72
      • congenital 751.1
        • large 751.2
      • large V45.72
        • congenital 751.2
    • rectum (congenital) 751.2
  • Agenesis - see also Absence, by site, congenital
    • alimentary tract (complete) (partial) NEC 751.8
    • anus, anal (canal) 751.2
    • appendix 751.2
    • cecum 751.2
    • colon 751.2
    • digestive organ(s) or tract (complete) (partial) NEC 751.8
    • intestine (small) 751.1
      • large 751.2
    • rectum 751.2
  • Atresia, atretic (congenital) 759.89
    • alimentary organ or tract NEC 751.8
    • ani, anus, anal (canal) 751.2
    • cecum 751.2
    • colon 751.2
    • intestine (small) 751.1
      • large 751.2
    • rectum 751.2
  • Hypoplasia, hypoplasis 759.89
    • anus, anal (canal) 751.2
    • appendix 751.2
    • cecum 751.2
    • colon 751.2
    • digestive organ(s) or tract NEC 751.8
    • intestine (small) 751.1
      • large 751.2
    • rectum 751.2
  • Imperforate (congenital) - see also Atresia
    • anus 751.2
    • intestine (small) 751.1
      • large 751.2
    • rectum 751.2
  • Impervious (congenital) - see also Atresia
    • anus 751.2
    • rectum 751.2
  • Obstruction, obstructed, obstructive
    • intestine (mechanical) (neurogenic) (paroxysmal) (postinfectional) (reflex) 560.9
      • with
        • adhesions (intestinal) (peritoneal) 560.81
        • hernia - see also Hernia, by site, with obstruction
          • gangrenous - see Hernia, by site, with gangrene
      • adynamic (see also Ileus) 560.1
      • by gallstone 560.31
      • congenital or infantile (small) 751.1
        • large 751.2
      • due to
      • impaction 560.32
      • infantile - see Obstruction, intestine, congenital
      • newborn
      • specified cause NEC 560.89
      • transitory, newborn 777.4
      • volvulus 560.2
  • Occlusion
    • anus 569.49
      • congenital 751.2
      • infantile 751.2
  • Persistence, persistent (congenital) 759.89
    • anal membrane 751.2
  • Septum, septate (congenital) - see also Anomaly, specified type NEC
    • anal 751.2
  • Stenosis (cicatricial) - see also Stricture
    • anus, anal (canal) (sphincter) 569.2
      • congenital 751.2
    • colon (see also Obstruction, intestine) 560.9
      • congenital 751.2
    • intestine (see also Obstruction, intestine) 560.9
      • congenital (small) 751.1
        • large 751.2
  • Strangulation, strangulated 994.7
    • intestine (large) (small) 560.2
      • with hernia - see also Hernia, by site, with obstruction
        • gangrenous - see Hernia, by site, with gangrene
      • congenital (small) 751.1
        • large 751.2
  • Stricture (see also Stenosis) 799.89
    • anus (sphincter) 569.2
      • congenital 751.2
      • infantile 751.2
    • colon (see also Obstruction, intestine) 560.9
      • congenital 751.2
    • intestine (see also Obstruction, intestine) 560.9
    • rectum (sphincter) 569.2
      • congenital 751.2
      • due to
      • gonococcal 098.7
      • inflammatory 099.1
      • syphilitic 095.8
      • tuberculous (see also Tuberculosis) 014.8
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