• cleft lip and cleft palate (Q35-Q37)
  • congenital malformation of cervical spine (Q05.0, Q05.5, Q67.5, Q76.0-Q76.4)
  • congenital malformation of larynx (Q31.-)
  • congenital malformation of lip NEC (Q38.0)
  • congenital malformation of nose (Q30.-)
  • congenital malformation of parathyroid gland (Q89.2)
  • congenital malformation of thyroid gland (Q89.2)
  1. Q16 Congenital malformations of ear causing impairment of hearing


    • congenital deafness (H90.-)
    1. Q16.0 Congenital absence of (ear) auricle

    2. Q16.1 Congenital absence, atresia and stricture of auditory canal (external)

      Inclusion term(s):

      • Congenital atresia or stricture of osseous meatus
    3. Q16.2 Absence of eustachian tube

    4. Q16.3 Congenital malformation of ear ossicles

      Inclusion term(s):

      • Congenital fusion of ear ossicles
    5. Q16.4 Other congenital malformations of middle ear

      Inclusion term(s):

      • Congenital malformation of middle ear NOS
    6. Q16.5 Congenital malformation of inner ear

      Inclusion term(s):

      • Congenital anomaly of membranous labyrinth
      • Congenital anomaly of organ of Corti
    7. Q16.9 Congenital malformation of ear causing impairment of hearing, unspecified

      Inclusion term(s):

      • Congenital absence of ear NOS
Abbreviations used here:

NEC Not elsewhere classifiable
This abbreviation in the Tabular List represents “other specified”. When a specific code is not available for a condition, the Tabular List includes an NEC entry under a code to identify the code as the “other specified” code.

NOS Not otherwise specified
This abbreviation is the equivalent of unspecified.