779.5 NB DRUG WITHDRAWAL SYNDR

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: 779.5

Short Description: NB drug withdrawal syndr

Long Description: Drug withdrawal syndrome in newborn

Code Classification:

  • Certain conditions originating in the perinatal period (760–779)
    • Other conditions originating in the perinatal period (764-779)
      • 779 Other and ill-defined conditions originating in the perinatal period
        • 779.5 NB drug withdrawal syndr

This code is valid for newborn diagnoses

Code Version: 2015 ICD-9-CM

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code 779.5 has the following ICD-9-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Abstinence symptoms or syndrome
    • neonatal 779.5
  • Cystitis (bacillary) (colli) (diffuse) (exudative) (hemorrhagic) (purulent) (recurrent) (septic) (suppurative) (ulcerative) 595.9
  • Dependence
    • drug NEC 304.9
      • complicating pregnancy, childbirth, or puerperium 648.3
        • affecting fetus or newborn 779.5
  • Neonatal - see also condition
    • abstinence syndrome 779.5
  • Newborn (infant) (liveborn)
    • abstinence syndrome 779.5
  • Reaction
    • drug NEC (see also Table of Drugs and Chemicals) 995.20
      • withdrawal NEC 292.0
        • infant of dependent mother 779.5
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • abstinence
      • neonatal 779.5
    • drug withdrawal, infant, of dependent mother 779.5
    • withdrawal
      • drug 292.0
        • infant of dependent mother 779.5
  • Withdrawal symptoms, syndrome
    • newborn, infant of dependent mother 779.5

Crosswalk Information

The code 779.5 converts into the following ICD-10 code(s):
ICD-9 Code ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
779.5 Right Arrow P96.1 Neonatal w/drawal symp from matern use of drugs of addiction
P96.2 Withdrawal symptoms from therapeutic use of drugs in newborn
This ICD-9 to ICD-10 data is based on the 2018 General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) files published by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for informational purposes only. The data is not an ICD-10 conversion tool and doesn’t guarantee clinical accuracy.

Similar Codes

ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
779.0 Convulsions in newborn
779.1 Other and unspecified cerebral irritability in newborn
779.2 Cerebral depression, coma, and other abnormal cerebral signs in fetus or newborn
779.31 Feeding problems in newborn
779.32 Bilious vomiting in newborn
779.33 Other vomiting in newborn
779.34 Failure to thrive in newborn
779.4 Drug reactions and intoxications specific to newborn
779.6 Termination of pregnancy (fetus)
779.7 Periventricular leukomalacia
779.81 Neonatal bradycardia
779.82 Neonatal tachycardia
779.83 Delayed separation of umbilical cord
779.84 Meconium staining
779.85 Cardiac arrest of newborn
779.89 Other specified conditions originating in the perinatal period
779.9 Unspecified condition originating in the perinatal period

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