Specific code 2009 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 770.5
Other and unspecified atelectasis of newborn
  • Short description: NB ATELECTASIS NEC/NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 770.5 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 770.5 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2009 version of ICD-9-CM 770.5.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 770.5: 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014.
Applies To
  • Atelectasis:
    • NOS originating in the perinatal period
    • partial originating in the perinatal period
    • secondary originating in the perinatal period
  • Pulmonary collapse originating in the perinatal period
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 770.5 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM P28.10 Unspecified atelectasis of newborn
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM P28.19 Other atelectasis of newborn
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 770.5:
  • Aeration lung, imperfect, newborn 770.5
  • Anectasis, pulmonary (newborn or fetus) 770.5
  • Atelectasis (absorption collapse) (complete) (compression) (massive) (partial) (postinfective) (pressure collapse) (pulmonary) (relaxation) 518.0
    • newborn (congenital) (partial) 770.5
  • Bleb(s) 709.8
    • lung (ruptured) 492.0
      • congenital 770.5
  • Collapse 780.2
    • pulmonary (see also Atelectasis) 518.0
      • fetus or newborn 770.5
        • partial 770.5
        • primary 770.4
  • Imperfect
    • aeration, lung (newborn) 770.5
    • inflation lung (newborn) 770.5
  • Incomplete - see also condition
    • expansion lungs (newborn) 770.5
  • Inflation, lung imperfect (newborn) 770.5
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