Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 799.01
Asphyxia
  • ICD-9-CM 799.01 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 799.01 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 799.01.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 799.01: 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Asphyxiation
  • Asphyxiation (event)
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 799.01 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM R09.01 Asphyxia
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 799.01:
  • Asphyxia, asphyxiation (by) 799.01
    • antenatal - see Distress, fetal
    • birth (see also Asphyxia, newborn) 768.9
    • carbon monoxide 986
    • caul (see also Asphyxia, newborn) 768.9
    • cave-in 994.7
      • crushing - see Injury, internal, intrathoracic organs
    • crushing - see Injury, internal, intrathoracic organs
    • fetal, affecting newborn 768.9
    • gas, fumes, or vapor NEC 987.9
      • specified - see Table of Drugs and Chemicals
    • gravitational changes 994.7
    • inhalation - see Inhalation
    • intrauterine
      • fetal death (before onset of labor) 768.0
      • liveborn infant - see Distress, fetal, liveborn infant
    • mechanical 994.7
      • during birth (see also Distress, fetal) 768.9
    • pathological 799.01
    • postnatal (see also Asphyxia, newborn) 768.9
    • traumatic NEC - see Injury, internal, intrathoracic organs
    • vomiting, vomitus - see Asphyxia, food or foreign body
  • Pathologic, pathological - see also condition
    • asphyxia 799.01
  • Suffocation (see also Asphyxia) 799.01
    • by
      • bed clothes 994.7
      • bunny bag 994.7
      • cave-in 994.7
      • constriction 994.7
      • drowning 994.1
      • inhalation
        • food or foreign body (see also Asphyxia, food or foreign body) 933.1
        • oil or gasoline (see also Asphyxia, food or foreign body) 933.1
      • overlying 994.7
      • plastic bag 994.7
      • pressure 994.7
      • strangulation 994.7
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 799.01 is one of thousands of ICD-9-CM codes used in healthcare. Although ICD-9-CM and CPT codes are largely numeric, they differ in that CPT codes describe medical procedures and services. Can't find a code? Start at the root of ICD-9-CM, check the 2011 ICD-9-CM Index or use the search engine at the top of this page to lookup any code.