Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 348.1
Anoxic brain damage
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 348.1 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 348.1 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Anoxic encephalopathy (disorder)
  • Cerebral anoxia (lack of oxygen) due to obstetric anesthesia in pregnancy
  • Cerebral anoxia due to OB anesthesia in pregnancy
  • Cerebral anoxia due to obstetric anesthesia
  • Cerebral hypoxia
  • Encephalopathy, anoxic
  • Hypoxia of brain (disorder)
  • Hypoxia, cerebral
Clinical Information
  • Ischemic brain damage in which the entire brain is deprived of oxygen. It may be fatal or lead to long term disabilities including developmental delays, intellectual disability, and seizures.
348.1 Excludes
Use Additional
  • Use additional E code to identify cause
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 348.1 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM G93.1 Anoxic brain damage, not elsewhere classified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 348.1:
  • Anoxia 799.02
    • cerebral 348.1
      • with
        • abortion - see Abortion, by type, with specified complication NEC
        • ectopic pregnancy (see also categories 633.0-633.9) 639.8
        • molar pregnancy (see also categories 630-632) 639.8
      • complicating
        • delivery (cesarean) (instrumental) 669.4
        • ectopic or molar pregnancy 639.8
        • obstetric anesthesia or sedation 668.2
      • during or resulting from a procedure 997.01
      • following
      • newborn (see also Distress, fetal, liveborn infant) 770.88
  • Damage
  • Hypoxia (see also Anoxia) 799.02
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