Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 742.4
Other specified congenital anomalies of brain
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 742.4 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 742.4 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 742.4 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM Q04.5 Megalencephaly
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM Q04.6 Congenital cerebral cysts
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM Q04.8 Other specified congenital malformations of brain
Approximate Synonyms
  • Absence of septum pellucidum
  • Aprosencephaly
  • Atrophy of corpus callosum
  • Cerebellar cortical dysplasia
  • Cerebral colloid cyst
  • Cerebral cortical dysgenesis
  • Cerebral cysts, congenital
  • Chiari malformation type III
  • Colloid brain cyst
  • Colloid cyst brain
  • Colloid cyst of third ventricle
  • Colloid cyst third ventricle of brain, congenital
  • Colloid cyst, brain
  • Colloid cyst, third ventricle of brain, congenital
  • Congenital abnormal shape of cerebellum
  • Congenital adhesions of cerebral meninges
  • Congenital cerebellar cortical atrophy
  • Congenital cerebral cyst
  • Congenital cerebral ventriculomegaly
  • Congenital choroid plexus cyst
  • Congenital colloid cyst, third ventricle of brain
  • Congenital malformation of corpus callosum
  • Congenital porencephalic cyst
  • Congenital porencephaly
  • Congenital pseudoporencephaly
  • Congenital ventriculomegaly
  • Cortical dysplasia
  • Cortical dysplasia with hemimegalencephaly
  • Cystic malformation of posterior fossa
  • Defect of telencephalic division
  • Derodidymis
  • Dural arteriovenous malformation
  • Dyke-Davidoff syndrome
  • Ecchordosis physaliphora
  • Ectopic glial tissue
  • Ectopic gray matter in centrum ovale
  • Encephalo-ophthalmic dysplasia
  • Familial aplasia of the vermis
  • Familial megalencephaly
  • Fetal macrocephaly
  • Granular cell hypoplasia
  • Hemimegalencephaly
  • Localized cortical dysplasia
  • Macroencephaly
  • Macrogyria
  • Marinesco-Sj�gren syndrome
  • Multiple brain anomalies
  • Multiple congenital cerebral cysts
  • Muscle eye brain disease
  • Nodular heterotopia
  • Olivary heterotopia
  • Olive dysplasia
  • Partial absence of septum pellucidum
  • Porencephaly, congenital
  • Posterior fossa cystic anomaly
  • Posterior fossa cystic malformation
  • Prion disease
  • Pseudoporencephaly, congenital
  • Rhombencephalosynapsis
  • Schizencephaly
  • Single congenital cerebral cyst
  • Sporadic megalencephaly
  • Status marmoratus
  • Ulegyria
Applies To
  • Congenital cerebral cyst
  • Macroencephaly
  • Macrogyria
  • Megalencephaly
  • Multiple anomalies of brain NOS
  • Porencephaly
  • Ulegyria
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 742.4:
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