Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 744.83
  • 2015
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 744.83 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 744.83 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Congenital macrostomia
Clinical Information
  • Greatly exaggerated width of the mouth, resulting from failure of union of the maxillary and mandibular processes, with extension of the oral orifice toward the ear. The defect may be unilateral or bilateral. (Dorland, 27th ed)
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 744.83 converts directly to:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM Q18.4 Macrostomia
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 744.83:
  • Macrostomia (congenital) 744.83
  • Meloschisis 744.83
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