ICD 10 CM Codes

Q18.0 Sinus, fistula and cyst of branchial cleft
POA Exempt
Billable Code  is a billable ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
GEMS
ICD-10-CM Q18.0 converts approximately to:ICD-9-CM
2015 ICD-9-CM 744.41 Branchial cleft sinus or fistula
GEMS
ICD-10-CM Q18.0 converts approximately to:ICD-9-CM
2015 ICD-9-CM 744.42 Branchial cleft cyst
ICD-10-CM Q18.0is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v30.0)
154 OTHER EAR, NOSE, MOUTH AND THROAT DIAGNOSES WITH MCC
155 OTHER EAR, NOSE, MOUTH AND THROAT DIAGNOSES WITH CC
156 OTHER EAR, NOSE, MOUTH AND THROAT DIAGNOSES WITHOUT CC/MCC
Alternate Description
Branchial vestige
ICD-10-CM Index Entry
ICD-10-CM Index entries containing back-references to ICD-10-CM '.Q18.0.'
Branchiogenic remnant (in neck)
Cyst (colloid) (mucous) (simple) (retention); branchial (cleft)
Cyst (colloid) (mucous) (simple) (retention); branchiogenic
Fistula (cutaneous); branchial (cleft)
Fistula (cutaneous); branchiogenous
Fistula (cutaneous); pharynx; branchial cleft (congenital)
Imperfect; closure (congenital); branchial cleft or sinus
Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic); branchial cyst
Persistence, persistent (congenital); branchial cleft
Sinus; branchial cleft (internal) (external)
Vestige, vestigial; branchial