Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 072.79
Mumps with other specified complications
  • Short description: Mumps complication NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 072.79 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 072.79 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2011 version of ICD-9-CM 072.79.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 072.79: 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Mumps arthritis
  • Mumps myocarditis
  • Mumps nephritis
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 072.79 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM B26.82 Mumps myocarditis
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM B26.83 Mumps nephritis
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM B26.85 Mumps arthritis
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM B26.89 Other mumps complications
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 072.79:
  • Mumps 072.9
    • with complication 072.8
      • specified type NEC 072.79
    • oophoritis 072.79
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