Specific code 2008 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 767.5
Facial nerve injury due to birth trauma
  • Short description: FACIAL NERVE INJ-BIRTH.
  • ICD-9-CM 767.5 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 767.5 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2008 version of ICD-9-CM 767.5.
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Applies To
  • Facial palsy
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 767.5 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM P11.3 Birth injury to facial nerve
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 767.5:
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