Specific code 2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 779.7
Periventricular leukomalacia
  • Short description: Perivent leukomalacia.
  • ICD-9-CM 779.7 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 779.7 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2013 version of ICD-9-CM 779.7.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 779.7: 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 779.7 converts approximately to:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM P91.2 Neonatal cerebral leukomalacia
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 779.7:
  • Leukomalacia, periventricular 779.7
  • Periventricular leukomalacia 779.7
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