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Congenital Kyphosis 756.19


Congenital Kyphosis ICD-9

  • 756.19 Other congenital anomalies of spine

Congenital Kyphosis

  • failure of formation (type I) has worst  prognosis = most likely of all spinal disorders to result in paraplegia

Congenital Kyphosis Treatment

  • PSI if <5y/o and <50 degrees
  • Ant/Post FI for older children with more severe curve of neurologic deficit


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