Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 751.8
Other specified anomalies of digestive system
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Anom digestive syst NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 751.8 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 751.8 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Abnormal biliary-pancreatic junction
  • Congenital absence of alimentary tract
  • Congenital achalasia
  • Congenital adhesions
  • Congenital anomaly of gastrointestinal tract
  • Congenital anomaly of lower alimentary tract
  • Congenital blind loop syndrome
  • Congenital cardiospasm
  • Congenital duplication of digestive organs
  • Congenital malposition of digestive organs
  • Congenital malposition of intestinal tract
  • Congenital partial absence of alimentary tract
  • Multiple gastrointestinal atresias
  • Persistent dorsal mesentery
  • Post-ulcer deformity of digestive system structure
751.8 Excludes
  • congenital diaphragmatic hernia (756.6)
  • congenital hiatus hernia (750.6)
Applies To
  • Absence (complete) (partial) of alimentary tract NOS
  • Duplication of digestive organs NOS
  • Malposition, congenital of digestive organs NOS
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 751.8 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM Q45.8 Other specified congenital malformations of digestive system
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 751.8:
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