Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 072.9
Mumps without mention of complication
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Mumps uncomplicated.
  • ICD-9-CM 072.9 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 072.9 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Mumps
Clinical Information
  • Acute, inflammatory, contagious disease caused by rubulavirus and characterized by swelling of the salivary glands, especially the parotids, and sometimes of the pancreas, ovaries, or testes; spread by direct contact, airborne droplet nuclei, fomites contaminated by infectious saliva, and perhaps urine.
Applies To
  • Epidemic parotitis
  • Infectious parotitis
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 072.9 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM B26.9 Mumps without complication
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 072.9:
  • Mumps 072.9
    • meningitis (aseptic) 072.1
    • meningoencephalitis 072.2
    • vaccination, prophylactic (against) V04.6
  • Parotiditis (see also Parotitis) 527.2
    • epidemic 072.9
    • infectious 072.9
  • Parotitis 527.2
    • epidemic (see also Mumps) 072.9
    • infectious (see also Mumps) 072.9
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