Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 789.7
Colic
  • ICD-9-CM 789.7 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 789.7 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 789.7.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 789.7: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Abdominal colic
  • Abdominal colic child = < 12 months old
  • Abdominal colic in child less than or equal to 12 months
  • Colic, infantile
  • Infantile colic
789.7 Excludes
  • colic in adult and child over 12 months old (789.0)
  • renal colic (788.0)
Applies To
  • Colic NOS
  • Infantile colic
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 789.7 converts directly to:
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 789.7:
  • Colic (recurrent) 789.7
    • abdomen 789.7
    • bile duct - see Choledocholithiasis
    • biliary - see Cholelithiasis
    • bilious - see Cholelithiasis
    • common duct - see Choledocholithiasis
    • Devonshire NEC 984.9
      • specified type of lead - see Table of Drugs and Chemicals
    • gallbladder or gallstone - see Cholelithiasis
    • hepatic (duct) - see Choledocholithiasis
    • in
      • adult 789.0
      • child over 12 months old 789.0
      • infant 789.7
    • infantile 789.7
    • intestinal 789.7
    • lead NEC 984.9
      • specified type of lead - see Table of Drugs and Chemicals
    • liver (duct) - see Choledocholithiasis
    • saturnine NEC 984.9
      • specified type of lead - see Table of Drugs and Chemicals
    • spasmodic 789.7
  • Cramp(s) 729.82
    • colic 789.7
      • infantile 789.7
      • psychogenic 306.4
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