Specific code 2008 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 770.0
Congenital pneumonia
  • ICD-9-CM 770.0 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 770.0 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
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770.0 Excludes
  • pneumonia from infection acquired after birth (480.0-486)
Applies To
  • Infective pneumonia acquired prenatally
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 770.0 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM P23.9 Congenital pneumonia, unspecified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 770.0:
  • Congestion, congestive
    • lung 786.9
      • active or acute (see also Pneumonia) 486
        • congenital 770.0
      • chronic 514
      • hypostatic 514
      • idiopathic, acute 518.5
      • passive 514
  • Pneumonia (acute) (Alpenstich) (benign) (bilateral) (brain) (cerebral) (circumscribed) (congestive) (creeping) (delayed resolution) (double) (epidemic) (fever) (flash) (fulminant) (fungoid) (granulomatous) (hemorrhagic) (incipient) (infantile) (infectious) (infiltration) (insular) (intermittent) (latent) (lobe) (migratory) (newborn) (organized) (overwhelming) (primary) (progressive) (pseudolobar) (purulent) (resolved) (secondary) (senile) (septic) (suppurative) (terminal) (true) (unresolved) (vesicular) 486
    • broncho-, bronchial (confluent) (croupous) (diffuse) (disseminated) (hemorrhagic) (involving lobes) (lobar) (terminal) 485
      • with influenza 487.0
      • allergic 518.3
      • aspiration (see also Pneumonia, aspiration) 507.0
      • bacterial 482.9
      • capillary 466.19
        • with bronchospasm or obstruction 466.19
      • chronic (see also Fibrosis, lung) 515
      • congenital (infective) 770.0
      • diplococcal 481
      • Eaton's agent 483.0
      • Escherichia coli (E. coli) 482.82
      • Friedl√§nder's bacillus 482.0
      • Hemophilus influenzae 482.2
      • hiberno-vernal 083.0 [484.8]
      • hypostatic 514
      • influenzal 487.0
      • inhalation (see also Pneumonia, aspiration) 507.0
        • due to fumes or vapors (chemical) 506.0
      • Klebsiella 482.0
      • lipid 507.1
      • Mycoplasma (pneumoniae) 483.0
      • ornithosis 073.0
      • pleuropneumonia-like organisms (PPLO) 483.0
      • pneumococcal 481
      • Proteus 482.83
      • Pseudomonas 482.1
      • specified organism NEC 483.8
      • staphylococcal 482.40
      • streptococcal - see Pneumonia, streptococcal
      • typhoid 002.0 [484.8]
      • viral, virus (see also Pneumonia, viral) 480.9
    • congenital (infective) 770.0
    • infective, acquired prenatally 770.0
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