Specific code 2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 777.8
Other specified perinatal disorders of digestive system
  • Short description: Perinat GI sys dis NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 777.8 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 777.8 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
  • You are viewing the 2013 version of ICD-9-CM 777.8.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 777.8: 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 777.8 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM P78.81 Congenital cirrhosis (of liver)
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM P78.89 Other specified perinatal digestive system disorders
Approximate Synonyms
  • Cholestasis in newborn
  • Neonatal cholestasis
  • Neonatal esophageal reflux
  • Neonatal gastroesophageal reflux
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 777.8:
  • Cirrhosis, cirrhotic 571.5
  • Disorder - see also Disease
    • gastrointestinal (functional) NEC 536.9
      • newborn (neonatal) 777.9
        • specified NEC 777.8
      • psychogenic 306.4
  • Enteritis (acute) (catarrhal) (choleraic) (chronic) (congestive) (diarrheal) (exudative) (follicular) (hemorrhagic) (infantile) (lienteric) (noninfectious) (perforative) (phlegmonous) (presumed noninfectious) (pseudomembranous) 558.9
    • newborn 777.8
      • necrotizing (see also Enterocolitis, necrotizing, newborn) 777.50
  • Enterocolitis - see also Enteritis
    • fetus or newborn (see also Enterocolitis, necrotizing, newborn) 777.8
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