Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 348.1
Anoxic brain damage
  • ICD-9-CM 348.1 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 348.1 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 348.1.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 348.1: 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Anoxic encephalopathy (disorder)
  • Cerebral anoxia (lack of oxygen) due to obstetric anesthesia in pregnancy
  • Cerebral anoxia due to OB anesthesia in pregnancy
  • Cerebral anoxia due to obstetric anesthesia
  • Cerebral hypoxia
  • Encephalopathy, anoxic
  • Hypoxia of brain (disorder)
  • Hypoxia, cerebral
348.1 Excludes
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  • Use additional E code to identify cause
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 348.1 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM G93.1 Anoxic brain damage, not elsewhere classified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 348.1:
  • Anoxia 799.02
    • cerebral 348.1
      • with
        • abortion - see Abortion, by type, with specified complication NEC
        • ectopic pregnancy (see also categories 633.0-633.9) 639.8
        • molar pregnancy (see also categories 630-632) 639.8
      • complicating
        • delivery (cesarean) (instrumental) 669.4
        • ectopic or molar pregnancy 639.8
        • obstetric anesthesia or sedation 668.2
      • during or resulting from a procedure 997.01
      • following
      • newborn (see also Distress, fetal, liveborn infant) 770.88
  • Damage
  • Hypoxia (see also Anoxia) 799.02
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