Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 780.60
Fever, unspecified
  • Short description: Fever NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 780.60 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 780.60 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 780.60.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 780.60: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Drug fever
  • Drug induced fever
  • Febrile disorder (disorder)
  • Febrile illness
  • Febrile illness (fever)
  • Fever
  • Fever of unknown origin
  • Fever w chills
  • Fever with chills
  • Pyrexia of unknown origin
780.60 Excludes
  • chills without fever (780.64)
  • neonatal fever (778.4)
  • pyrexia of unknown origin (during):
Applies To
  • Chills with fever
  • Fever NOS
  • Fever of unknown origin (FUO)
  • Hyperpyrexia NOS
  • Pyrexia NOS
  • Pyrexia of unknown origin
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 780.60 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM R50.2 Drug induced fever
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM R50.9 Fever, unspecified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 780.60:
  • Chill(s) 780.64
    • with fever 780.60
  • Elevation
    • body temperature (of unknown origin) (see also Pyrexia) 780.60
  • Ephemeral fever (see also Pyrexia) 780.60
  • Febricula (continued) (simple) (see also Pyrexia) 780.60
  • Febrile (see also Pyrexia) 780.60
    • nonhemolytic transfusion reaction (FNHTR) 780.66
  • Febris (see also Fever) 780.60
    • aestiva (see also Fever, hay) 477.9
    • flava (see also Fever, yellow) 060.9
    • pestis (see also Plague) 020.9
    • puerperalis 672
    • recurrens (see also Fever, relapsing) 087.9
      • pediculo vestimenti 087.0
  • Fever 780.60
    • with chills 780.60
      • in malarial regions (see also Malaria) 084.6
    • and ague (see also Malaria) 084.6
    • arbovirus hemorrhagic 065.9
    • Bangkok hemorrhagic 065.4
    • biliary, Charcôt's intermittent - see Choledocholithiasis
    • bilious, hemoglobinuric 084.8
    • brain 323.9
      • late effect - see category 326
    • Bwamba (encephalitis) 066.3
    • Cameroon (see also Malaria) 084.6
    • cerebral 323.9
      • late effect - see category 326
    • cerebrospinal (meningococcal) (see also Meningitis, cerebrospinal) 036.0
    • Charcôt's (biliary) (hepatic) (intermittent) see Choledocholithiasis
    • Colombo (see also Fever, paratyphoid) 002.9
    • Colorado tick (virus) 066.1
    • congestive
      • malarial (see also Malaria) 084.6
      • remittent (see also Malaria) 084.6
    • continued 780.60
    • Corsican (see also Malaria) 084.6
    • Crimean hemorrhagic 065.0
    • Cyprus (see also Brucellosis) 023.9
    • deer fly (see also Tularemia) 021.9
    • dehydration, newborn 778.4
    • ephemeral (of unknown origin) (see also Pyrexia) 780.60
    • epidemic, hemorrhagic of the Far East 065.0
    • erysipelatous (see also Erysipelas) 035
    • estivo-autumnal (malarial) 084.0
    • famine - see also Fever, relapsing
      • meaning typhus - see Typhus
    • Far Eastern hemorrhagic 065.0
    • gastromalarial (see also Malaria) 084.6
    • Gibraltar (see also Brucellosis) 023.9
    • hay (allergic) (with rhinitis) 477.9
      • with
        • asthma (bronchial) (see also Asthma) 493.0
      • due to
        • dander, animal (cat) (dog) 477.2
        • dust 477.8
        • fowl 477.8
        • hair, animal (cat) (dog) 477.2
        • pollen, any plant or tree 477.0
        • specified allergen other than pollen 477.8
    • hepatic (see also Cholecystitis) 575.8
      • intermittent (Charcôt's) - see Choledocholithiasis
    • herpetic (see also Herpes) 054.9
    • inanition 780.60
    • in conditions classified elsewhere 780.61
    • intermittent (bilious) (see also Malaria) 084.6
      • hepatic (Charcôt) - see Choledocholithiasis
      • of unknown origin (see also Pyrexia) 780.60
      • pernicious 084.0
    • iodide
      • correct substance properly administered 780.60
      • overdose or wrong substance given or taken 975.5
    • Junin virus, hemorrhagic 078.7
    • lung - see Pneumonia
    • Machupo virus, hemorrhagic 078.7
    • malaria, malarial (see also Malaria) 084.6
    • Malta (see also Brucellosis) 023.9
    • marsh (see also Malaria) 084.6
    • meningeal - see Meningitis
    • Mexican - see Typhus, Mexican
    • miasmatic (see also Malaria) 084.6
    • milk, female 672
    • mite-borne hemorrhagic 065.8
    • mountain 066.1
      • meaning
        • Rocky Mountain spotted 082.0
        • undulant fever (see also Brucellosis) 023.9
      • tick (American) 066.1
    • Neapolitan (see also Brucellosis) 023.9
    • newborn (environmentally-induced) 778.4
    • nonexanthematous tick 066.1
    • North Asian tick-borne typhus 082.2
    • O'nyong nyong (viral) 066.3
    • paludal (see also Malaria) 084.6
    • persistent (of unknown origin) (see also Pyrexia) 780.60
    • Philippine hemorrhagic 065.4
    • pleural (see also Pleurisy) 511.0
    • pneumonic - see Pneumonia
    • puerperal, postpartum 672
    • putrid - see Septicemia
    • pyemic - see Septicemia
    • rabbit (see also Tularemia) 021.9
    • rat-bite 026.9
      • due to
        • Spirillum minor or minus 026.0
        • Spirochaeta morsus muris 026.0
        • Streptobacillus moniliformis 026.1
    • recurrent - see Fever, relapsing
    • remittent (bilious) (congestive) (gastric) (see also Malaria) 084.6
    • Rift Valley (viral) 066.3
    • Rocky Mountain spotted 082.0
    • Russian hemorrhagic 078.6
    • San Joaquin (valley) 114.0
    • septic - see Septicemia
    • Singapore hemorrhagic 065.4
    • South African tick-bite 087.1
    • Southeast Asia hemorrhagic 065.4
    • spinal - see Meningitis
    • splenic (see also Anthrax) 022.9
    • steroid
      • correct substance properly administered 780.60
      • overdose or wrong substance given or taken 962.0
    • tertian - see Malaria, tertian
    • Thailand hemorrhagic 065.4
    • transitory of newborn 778.4
    • typhoid (abortive) (ambulant) (any site) (hemorrhagic) (infection) (intermittent) (malignant) (rheumatic) 002.0
    • typhomalarial (see also Malaria) 084.6
    • typhus - see Typhus
    • undulant (see also Brucellosis) 023.9
    • unknown origin (see also Pyrexia) 780.60
    • uremic - see Uremia
    • uveoparotid 135
    • valley (Coccidioidomycosis) 114.0
    • Wesselsbron (viral) 066.3
    • Yaroslav hemorrhagic 078.6
  • FUO (see also Pyrexia) 780.60
  • High
    • temperature (of unknown origin) (see also Pyrexia) 780.60
  • Hyperpyrexia 780.60
    • malarial (see also Malaria) 084.6
    • malignant, due to anesthetic 995.86
    • rheumatic - see Fever, rheumatic
    • unknown origin (see also Pyrexia) 780.60
  • Hyperthermia (of unknown origin) (see also Pyrexia) 780.60
    • malignant (due to anesthesia) 995.86
  • Inanition 263.9
    • fever 780.60
  • Pyrexia (of unknown origin) (P.U.O.) 780.60
    • environmentally-induced newborn 778.4
    • newborn, environmentally-induced 778.4
  • Steroid
    • effects (adverse) (iatrogenic)
      • cushingoid
        • correct substance properly administered 255.0
        • overdose or wrong substance given or taken 962.0
      • diabetes - see Diabetes, secondary
        • correct substance properly administered 251.8
        • overdose or wrong substance given or taken 962.0
      • due to
        • correct substance properly administered 255.8
        • overdose or wrong substance given or taken 962.0
      • fever
        • correct substance properly administered 780.60
        • overdose or wrong substance given or taken 962.0
      • withdrawal
        • correct substance properly administered 255.41
        • overdose or wrong substance given or taken 962.0
  • Temperature
    • body, high (of unknown origin) (see also Pyrexia) 780.60
    • high
      • body (of unknown origin) (see also Pyrexia) 780.60
      • trauma from - see Heat
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