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ICD-10-CM Code Q77.8
Other osteochondrodysplasia with defects of growth of tubular bones and spine

BILLABLE
Billable Code
Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
POA Exempt
POA Exempt Code
The Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) requires medical coders to indicate whether or not a condition was present at the time of admission, in order to properly assign MS-DRG codes. This "Present On Admission" (POA) indicator is recorded on CMS form 4010A.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

Q77.8 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of other osteochondrodysplasia with defects of growth of tubular bones and spine. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

POA Indicators on CMS form 4010A are as follows:

IndicatorMeaningCMS Will Pay CC/MCC DRG Costs
YDiagnosis was present at time of inpatient admissionYes
NDiagnosis was not present at time of inpatient admissionNo
UDocumentation insufficient to determine if the condition was present at the time of inpatient admission.No
WClinically undetermined. Provider unable to clinically determine whether the condition was present at the time of inpatient admission.Yes
1Exempt from POA reportingNo


The ICD code Q778 is used to code Opsismodysplasia

opsismodysplasia is a type of skeletal dysplasia (a bone disease that interferes with bone development) first described by zonana and associates in 1977, and designated under its current name by maroteaux (1984). derived from the greek opsismos ("late"), the name "opsismodysplasia" describes a delay in bone maturation. in addition to this delay, the disorder is characterized by micromelia (short or undersized bones), particularly of the hands and feet, delay of ossification (bone cell formation), platyspondyly (flattened vertebrae), irregular metaphyses, an array of facial aberrations and respiratory distress related to chronic infection. opsismodysplasia is congenital, being apparent at birth. it has a variable mortality, with some affected individuals living to adulthood. the disorder is rare, with an incidence of less than 1 per 1,000,000 worldwide. it is inherited in an autosomal recessive pattern, which means the defective (mutated) gene that causes the disorder is located on an autosome, and the disorder occurs when two copies of this defective gene are inherited. no specific gene has been found to be associated with the disorder. it is similar to spondylometaphyseal dysplasia, sedaghatian type.

Specialty: Medical Genetics
MeSH Codes: ,
ICD 9 Codes: , 756.59

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #564-566 - Other musculoskeletal system and connective tissue diagnoses with MCC.
  • DRG Group #564-566 - Other musculoskeletal system and connective tissue diagnoses with CC.
  • DRG Group #564-566 - Other musculoskeletal system and connective tissue diagnoses without CC or MCC.

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Wolcott-Rallison dysplasia (disorder)

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'Q77.8 - Other osteochondrodysplasia with defects of growth of tubular bones and spine'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code Q77.8. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Chondrodystrophy (approximate match)

This is the official approximate match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that while there is no exact mapping between this ICD10 code Q77.8 and a single ICD9 code, 756.4 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.


Parent Code: Q77 - Osteochondrodysplasia with defects of growth of tubular bones and spine

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