Billable Medical Code for Anomalies of Skull and Face Bones
Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 756.0
Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 756.0.
The Short Description Is: Anomal skull/face bones.
Macrocephaly is also known as absence of skull bone, absence cranial bone, forehead deformity congenital, goldenhar syndrome, hypertelorism, invagination of basilar skull, late closure of anterior fontanel, macrocephaly, macrocephaly relative, mandibulofacial dysostosis, micrognathia-glossoptosis, skull anomaly, and treacher collins syndrome.
Macrocephaly Definition and Symptoms
Macrocephaly is an inherited condition where a child is born with a larger than normal head circumference. Some of the issues that can cause this are brain tumors, hurler syndrome, canavan disease, and chronic hematomas. However it is usually a sign of head or brain problems, macrocephaly can be no cause of concern.