Specific code 2007 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 771.4
Omphalitis of the newborn
  • Short description: OMPHALITIS OF NEWBORN.
  • ICD-9-CM 771.4 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 771.4 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2007 version of ICD-9-CM 771.4.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 771.4: 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Umbilical cord granuloma in newborn
  • Umbilical granuloma
771.4 Excludes
  • tetanus omphalitis (771.3)
Applies To
  • Infection:
    • navel cord
    • umbilical stump
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 771.4 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM P38.9 Omphalitis without hemorrhage
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 771.4:
  • Abscess (acute) (chronic) (infectional) (lymphangitic) (metastatic) (multiple) (pyogenic) (septic) (with lymphangitis) (see also Cellulitis) 682.9
    • navel 682.2
      • newborn NEC 771.4
    • parumbilical 682.2
      • newborn 771.4
    • umbilicus NEC 682.2
      • newborn 771.4
  • Cellulitis (diffuse) (with lymphangitis) (see also Abscess) 682.9
    • navel 682.2
      • newborn NEC 771.4
    • umbilical 682.2
      • newborn NEC 771.4
  • Granuloma NEC 686.1
    • umbilicus 686.1
      • newborn 771.4
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
    • umbilicus (septic) 686.9
      • newborn NEC 771.4
  • Inflammation, inflamed, inflammatory (with exudation)
    • navel 686.9
      • newborn NEC 771.4
    • umbilicus, umbilical 686.9
      • newborn NEC 771.4
  • Newborn (infant) (liveborn)
    • omphalitis 771.4
  • Omphalitis (congenital) (newborn) 771.4
  • Ulcer, ulcerated, ulcerating, ulceration, ulcerative 707.9
    • navel cord (newborn) 771.4
    • umbilicus (newborn) 771.4
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