ICD 10 CM Codes

Q18.2 Other branchial cleft malformations
POA Exempt
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GEMS
ICD-10-CM Q18.2 converts approximately to:ICD-9-CM
2015 ICD-9-CM 744.43 Cervical auricle
GEMS
ICD-10-CM Q18.2 converts approximately to:ICD-9-CM
2015 ICD-9-CM 744.49 Other branchial cleft cyst or fistula; preauricular sinus
ICD-10-CM Q18.2is 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 cleft malformation NOS
Cervical auricle
Otocephaly
ICD-10-CM Index Entry
ICD-10-CM Index entries containing back-references to ICD-10-CM '.Q18.2.'
Auricle, auricular; cervical
Branchial; cartilage, congenital
Cervical; auricle
Cleft (congenital); branchial (cyst) (persistent)
Malformation (congenital); branchial cleft
Malposition; congenital; auricle (ear); cervical
Otocephaly