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Congenital Abnormalities

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Acardiac-acephalus » General Q00.0 - Q89.8

Definition:

Not mentioned and without specific code in ICD10, it must be coded as Q89.8 "Other specified congenital malformations". ICD10 erroneously codes acephaly together with anencephaly [Q00.0], code to be preferably avoided.

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3 photos showing 3 cases of acardiac-acephalus foetuses.

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