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ICD-10-CM Code Q77
Osteochondrodysplasia with defects of growth of tubular bones and spine

NON-BILLABLE
Non-Billable Code
Non-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-10 from 2011 - 2016

ICD Code Q77 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the ten child codes of Q77 that describes the diagnosis 'osteochndrdys w defects of growth of tubular bones and spine' in more detail.


The ICD code Q77 is used to code Osteochondrodysplasia

Osteochondrodysplasia is a general term for a disorder of the development (dysplasia) of bone ("osteo") and cartilage ("chondro").

Specialty: Medical Genetics
MeSH Code: D010009
Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for Q77 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 Excludes
Type-1 Excludes mean the conditions excluded are mutually exclusive and should never be coded together. Excludes 1 means "do not code here."
Mucopolysaccharidosis (E76.0-E76.3) - instead, use code E76.0-
Code Type-2 Excludes:
Type-2 Excludes
Type-2 Excludes means the excluded conditions are different, although they may appear similar. A patient may have both conditions, but one does not include the other. Excludes 2 means "not coded here."
Congenital myotonic chondrodystrophy - instead, use code G71.13

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