Specific code 2009 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 778.7
Breast engorgement in newborn
  • Short description: NB BREAST ENGORGEMENT.
  • ICD-9-CM 778.7 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 778.7 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
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Convert to ICD-10-CM: 778.7 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM P83.4 Breast engorgement of newborn
Approximate Synonyms
  • Neonatal breast engorgement
778.7 Excludes
  • infective mastitis of newborn (771.5)
Applies To
  • Noninfective mastitis of newborn
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 778.7:
  • Engorgement
  • Hypertrophy, hypertrophic
  • Mastitis (acute) (adolescent) (diffuse) (interstitial) (lobular) (nonpuerperal) (nonsuppurative) (parenchymatous) (phlegmonous) (simple) (subacute) (suppurative) 611.0
    • neonatal (noninfective) 778.7
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