Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 751.9
Unspecified anomaly of digestive system
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Anom digestive syst NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 751.9 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 751.9 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Congenital anomaly of digestive tract
  • Congenital digestive system anomaly
Clinical Information
  • Congenital structural abnormalities of the digestive system.
Applies To
  • Congenital:
    • anomaly NOS of digestive system NOS
    • deformity NOS of digestive system NOS
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 751.9 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM Q45.9 Congenital malformation of digestive system, unspecified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 751.9:
  • Anomaly, anomalous (congenital) (unspecified type) 759.9
    • digestive organ(s) or system 751.9
    • gastrointestinal tract 751.9
    • mesentery 751.9
  • Deformity 738.9
    • alimentary tract, congenital 751.9
    • digestive organ(s) or system (congenital) NEC 751.9
    • gastrointestinal tract (congenital) NEC 751.9
    • mesentery (congenital) 751.9
  • Malformation (congenital) - see also Anomaly
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