Non-specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 748
Congenital anomalies of respiratory system
  • 2015
  • Non-Billable Code

  • There are 9 ICD-9-CM codes below 748 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
Clinical Information
  • A congenital abnormality that is characterized by a blocked choanae, the opening between the nose and the nasopharynx. Blockage can be unilateral or bilateral; bony or membranous
  • Congenital structural abnormalities of the respiratory system
748 Excludes
  • congenital central alveolar hypoventilation syndrome (327.25)
  • congenital defect of diaphragm (756.6)
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