Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 746.87
Malposition of heart and cardiac apex
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 746.87 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 746.87 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: 746.87 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM Q24.0 Dextrocardia
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM Q24.1 Levocardia
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM Q24.8 Other specified congenital malformations of heart
Disease Synonyms
  • Abdominal heart
  • Apex of heart anterior to cardiac base
  • Apex of heart posterior to cardiac base
  • Congenital cardiac rotation
  • Congenital malposition of cardiac apex
  • Congenital malposition of cardiac apex (at birth)
  • Congenital malposition of heart
  • Congenital malposition of heart (at birth)
  • Dextrocardia
  • Dextrorotation of heart
  • Ectopia cordis
  • Isolated dextrocardia
  • Juxtaposed atrial appendage
  • Levocardia
  • Malposition of cardiac apex, congenital
  • Malposition of cardiac apex, congenital (at birth)
  • Malposition of heart, congenital
  • Malposition of heart, congenital (at birth)
  • Mesocardia
  • Mirror-imaged heart
  • Sinistrocardia
  • Situs inversus with levocardia
746.87 Excludes
  • dextrocardia with complete transposition of viscera (759.3)
Applies To
  • Abdominal heart
  • Dextrocardia
  • Ectopia cordis
  • Levocardia (isolated)
  • Mesocardia
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 746.87:
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