Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 098.40
Gonococcal conjunctivitis (neonatorum)
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Gonococcal conjunctivit.
  • ICD-9-CM 098.40 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 098.40 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Gonococcal conjunctivitis neonatorum
  • Gonococcal infection of eye
  • Gonorrhea, eye
Applies To
  • Gonococcal ophthalmia (neonatorum)
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 098.40 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM A54.31 Gonococcal conjunctivitis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 098.40:
  • Blennorrhea (acute) 098.0
    • adultorum 098.40
    • gonococcal (neonatorum) 098.40
    • neonatorum 098.40
  • Conjunctivitis (exposure) (infectious) (nondiphtheritic) (pneumococcal) (pustular) (staphylococcal) (streptococcal) NEC 372.30
    • blennorrhagic (neonatorum) 098.40
    • gonococcal (neonatorum) 098.40
    • neonatal 771.6
      • gonococcal 098.40
  • Gonococcus, gonococcal (disease) (infection) (see also condition) 098.0
    • conjunctiva, conjunctivitis (neonatorum) 098.40
    • eye (newborn) 098.40
  • Gonorrhea 098.0
    • conjunctiva, conjunctivitis (neonatorum) 098.40
  • Ophthalmia (see also Conjunctivitis) 372.30
    • blennorrhagic (neonatorum) 098.40
    • gonococcal (neonatorum) 098.40
    • neonatorum, newborn 771.6
      • gonococcal 098.40
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