Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 770.86
Aspiration of postnatal stomach contents with respiratory symptoms
  • Short description: Stomach cont asp w resp.
  • ICD-9-CM 770.86 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 770.86 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2012 version of ICD-9-CM 770.86.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 770.86: 2013 2014.
Applies To
  • Aspiration of postnatal stomach contents with pneumonia
  • Aspiration of postnatal stomach contents with pneumonitis
Use Additional
  • Use additional code to identify any secondary pulmonary hypertension (416.8), if applicable
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 770.86 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM P24.31 Neonatal aspiration of milk and regurgitated food with respiratory symptoms
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 770.86:
  • Aspiration
    • postnatal stomach contents 770.85
      • with
        • pneumonia 770.86
        • pneumonitis 770.86
        • respiratory symptoms 770.86
  • Pneumonia (acute) (Alpenstich) (benign) (bilateral) (brain) (cerebral) (circumscribed) (congestive) (creeping) (delayed resolution) (double) (epidemic) (fever) (flash) (fulminant) (fungoid) (granulomatous) (hemorrhagic) (incipient) (infantile) (infectious) (infiltration) (insular) (intermittent) (latent) (lobe) (migratory) (newborn) (organized) (overwhelming) (primary) (progressive) (pseudolobar) (purulent) (resolved) (secondary) (senile) (septic) (suppurative) (terminal) (true) (unresolved) (vesicular) 486
  • Pneumonitis (acute) (primary) (see also Pneumonia) 486
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