Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 078.4
Foot and mouth disease
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Foot & mouth disease.
  • ICD-9-CM 078.4 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 078.4 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Applies To
  • Aphthous fever
  • Epizootic:
    • aphthae
    • stomatitis
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 078.4 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM B08.8 Other specified viral infections characterized by skin and mucous membrane lesions
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 078.4:
  • Aphthae, aphthous - see also condition
    • epizootic 078.4
    • fever 078.4
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • foot and mouth 078.4
    • hoof and mouth 078.4
  • Fever 780.60
    • aphthous 078.4
  • Foot - see also condition
    • and mouth disease 078.4
  • Stomatitis 528.00
    • epidemic 078.4
    • epizootic 078.4
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