Use additional code to identify associated malformation of the nose (Q30.2)


  1. Q35 Cleft palate


    • fissure of palate
    • palatoschisis


    • cleft palate with cleft lip (Q37.-)
    1. Q35.1 Cleft hard palate

    2. Q35.3 Cleft soft palate

    3. Q35.5 Cleft hard palate with cleft soft palate

    4. Q35.7 Cleft uvula

    5. Q35.9 Cleft palate, unspecified

      Inclusion term(s):

      • Cleft palate 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.