Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 756.71
Prune belly syndrome
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 756.71 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 756.71 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: 756.71 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM Q79.4 Prune belly syndrome
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM Q79.51 Congenital hernia of bladder
Clinical Information
  • A rare congenital syndrome occurring almost exclusively in males. It is characterized by partial or complete lack of the abdominal wall muscles, enlarged bladder, dilated ureters, hydronephrosis, and undescended testes
  • A syndrome characterized by abdominal wall musculature deficiency, cryptorchism, and urinary tract abnormalities. The syndrome derives its name from its characteristic distended abdomen with wrinkled skin
  • A syndrome of hypoplasia or aplasia of the abdominal muscle, presenting a thin, loose, wrinkled and shriveled (prunelike) abdominal wall, with furrowlike umbilicus, and other anomalies, including persistent urachus, pigeon breast deformity, and a variety of gastrointestinal, cardiovascular, urogenital, and skeletal abnormalities. Prune belly syndrome may occur with or without pulmonic stenosis, deafness, and mental retardation. Distention of the bladder and urethra in utero is considered as a possible cause of abdominal overdistention
Applies To
  • Eagle-Barrett syndrome
  • Prolapse of bladder mucosa
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 756.71:
  • Eagle-Barrett syndrome 756.71
  • Hernia, hernial (acquired) (recurrent) 553.9
    • bladder (sphincter)
      • congenital (female) (male) 756.71
      • female (see also Cystocele, female) 618.01
      • male 596.89
    • vesical
      • congenital (female) (male) 756.71
      • female (see also Cystocele, female) 618.01
      • male 596.89
  • Prolapse, prolapsed
    • bladder (acquired) (mucosa) (sphincter)
      • congenital (female) (male) 756.71
      • female (see also Cystocele, female) 618.01
      • male 596.89
  • Prune belly (syndrome) 756.71
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • Eagle-Barret 756.71
    • prune belly 756.71
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