Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 772.2
Subarachnoid hemorrhage of newborn
  • Short description: NB subarachnoid hemorr.
  • ICD-9-CM 772.2 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 772.2 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 772.2.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 772.2: 2012 2013 2014.
772.2 Excludes
  • subdural and cerebral hemorrhage (767.0)
Applies To
  • Subarachnoid hemorrhage from any perinatal cause
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 772.2 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM P10.3 Subarachnoid hemorrhage due to birth injury
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM P52.5 Subarachnoid (nontraumatic) hemorrhage of newborn
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 772.2:
  • Hematoma (skin surface intact) (traumatic) - see also Contusion
    • brain (traumatic) 853.0
      • with
        • cerebral
          • contusion - see Contusion, brain
          • laceration - see Laceration, brain
        • open intracranial wound 853.1
        • skull fracture - see Fracture, skull, by site
      • extradural or epidural 852.4
      • fetus or newborn NEC 767.0
      • nontraumatic (see also Hemorrhage, brain) 431
        • epidural or extradural 432.0
        • newborn NEC 772.8
        • subarachnoid, arachnoid, or meningeal (see also Hemorrhage, subarachnoid) 430
        • subdural (see also Hemorrhage, subdural) 432.1
      • subarachnoid, arachnoid, or meningeal 852.0
        • with open intracranial wound 852.1
        • fetus or newborn 772.2
        • nontraumatic (see also Hemorrhage, subarachnoid) 430
      • subdural 852.2
        • with open intracranial wound 852.3
        • fetus or newborn (localized) 767.0
        • nontraumatic (see also Hemorrhage, subdural) 432.1
    • subarachnoid - see also Hematoma, brain, subarachnoid
      • fetus or newborn 772.2
      • nontraumatic (see also Hemorrhage, subarachnoid) 430
        • newborn 772.2
  • Hemorrhage, hemorrhagic (nontraumatic) 459.0
    • subarachnoid (nontraumatic) 430
      • fetus or newborn (anoxic) (traumatic) 772.2
      • puerperal, postpartum, childbirth 674.0
      • traumatic - see Hemorrhage, brain, traumatic, subarachnoid
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