ICD-10-CM Code Q26
Congenital malformations of great veins
Non-Billable CodeNon-Billable means the code is not sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis. Use a child code to capture more detail.
ICD Code Q26 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the nine child codes of Q26 that describes the diagnosis 'congenital malformations of great veins' in more detail.
- Q26 Congenital malformations of great veins NON-BILLABLE
The ICD code Q26 is used to code Congenital heart defect
Congenital heart defect (CHD), also known as a congenital heart anomaly or congenital heart disease, is a problem in the structure of the heart that is present at birth. Signs and symptoms depend on the specific type of problem. Symptoms can vary from none to life-threatening. When present they may include rapid breathing, bluish skin, poor weight gain, and feeling tired. It does not cause chest pain. Most congenital heart problems do not occur with other diseases. Complications that can result from heart defects include heart failure.
|MeSH Codes:||D006330, D006330, D006330|
|ICD 9 Codes:||745, 746, 747|
The normal structure of the heart (left) in comparison to two common locations for a ventricular septal defect (right), the most common form of congenital heart defect.
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'Q26 - Congenital malformations of great veins'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code Q26. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.