Specific code 2010 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 772.3
Umbilical hemorrhage after birth
  • Short description: Post-birth umbil hemorr.
  • ICD-9-CM 772.3 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 772.3 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2010 version of ICD-9-CM 772.3.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 772.3: 2011 2012 2013 2014.
Applies To
  • Slipped umbilical ligature
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 772.3 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM P51.8 Other umbilical hemorrhages of newborn
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 772.3:
  • Bleeding (see also Hemorrhage) 459.0
    • umbilical stump 772.3
  • Hemorrhage, hemorrhagic (nontraumatic) 459.0
    • cord, newborn 772.0
      • slipped ligature 772.3
      • stump 772.3
    • navel, newborn 772.3
    • umbilicus, umbilical cord 772.0
      • after birth, newborn 772.3
      • complicating delivery 663.8
        • affecting fetus or newborn 772.0
      • slipped ligature 772.3
      • stump 772.3
  • Improperly tied umbilical cord (causing hemorrhage) 772.3
  • Omphalorrhagia, newborn 772.3
  • Slipped, slipping
    • ligature, umbilical 772.3
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