Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 770.4
Primary atelectasis of newborn
  • Short description: Primary atelectasis.
  • ICD-9-CM 770.4 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 770.4 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 770.4.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 770.4: 2012 2013 2014.
Applies To
  • Pulmonary immaturity NOS
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 770.4 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM P28.0 Primary atelectasis of newborn
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 770.4:
  • Apneumatosis newborn 770.4
  • Atelectasis (absorption collapse) (complete) (compression) (massive) (partial) (postinfective) (pressure collapse) (pulmonary) (relaxation) 518.0
    • newborn (congenital) (partial) 770.5
      • primary 770.4
    • primary 770.4
  • Collapse 780.2
    • pulmonary (see also Atelectasis) 518.0
  • Dysmaturity (see also Immaturity) 765.1
    • lung 770.4
    • pulmonary 770.4
  • Failure, failed
    • initial alveolar expansion, newborn 770.4
  • Fetus, fetal - see also condition
    • type lung tissue 770.4
  • Immaturity 765.1
    • lung, fetus or newborn 770.4
    • pulmonary, fetus or newborn 770.4
  • Nonexpansion, lung (newborn) NEC 770.4
  • Nonpneumatization, lung NEC 770.4
  • Premature - see also condition
    • lungs 770.4
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