Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 778.8
Other specified conditions involving the integument of fetus and newborn
  • Short description: NB integument cond NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 778.8 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 778.8 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 778.8.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 778.8: 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Transient neonatal pustular melanosis
  • Transient neonatal pustulosis
778.8 Excludes
  • impetigo neonatorum (684)
  • pemphigus neonatorum (684)
Applies To
  • Urticaria neonatorum
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 778.8 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM P83.8 Other specified conditions of integument specific to newborn
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 778.8:
  • Disorder - see also Disease
    • integument, fetus or newborn 778.9
      • specified type NEC 778.8
    • skin NEC 709.9
      • fetus or newborn 778.9
        • specified type 778.8
      • psychogenic (allergic) (eczematous) (pruritic) 306.3
      • specified type NEC 709.8
      • vascular 709.1
  • Erythema, erythematous (generalized) 695.9
    • neonatorum 778.8
    • rash, newborn 778.8
    • toxic, toxicum NEC 695.0
      • newborn 778.8
  • Erythroderma (see also Erythema) 695.9
    • neonatorum 778.8
  • Urticaria 708.9
    • neonatorum 778.8
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