Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 611.79
Other signs and symptoms in breast
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Symptoms in breast NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 611.79 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 611.79 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Areolas unequal in size
  • Bleeding from breast
  • Bleeding from nipple
  • Bleeding of surface of nipple
  • Bloody nipple discharge
  • Breast induration
  • Breast symptom of changes in nipple
  • Breast symptom of changes in skin
  • Breast tenderness
  • Changes in breast skin
  • Changes in nipple
  • Clear nipple discharge
  • Discharge from nipple
  • Discharge from the breast
  • Engorgement of breasts
  • Green nipple discharge
  • Induration of breast
  • Inversion of nipple
  • Lesion of nipple
  • Milky nipple discharge
  • Nipple bleeding
  • Nipple discharge
  • Nipple discharge present
  • Nipple discharge symptom
  • Nipple inversion
  • Nipple lesion
  • Nipple retraction
  • Nipple tenderness
  • Nipples unequal in size
  • On examination - breast swollen
  • On examination - nipple discharge
  • On examination - nipple discharge - clear
  • On examination - nipple discharge - milky
  • On examination - nipple discharge - pus
  • On examination - nipple discharge-blood-dark
  • On examination - nipple discharge-blood-red
  • On examination - retraction of nipple
  • On examination - ulcerated breast lesion
  • Persistent breast nodularity
  • Purulent nipple discharge
  • Retraction of nipple
  • Serosanguineous nipple discharge
  • Serous nipple discharge
  • Swelling of breast
Clinical Information
  • Fluid coming from the nipple.
Applies To
  • Induration of breast
  • Inversion of nipple
  • Nipple discharge
  • Retraction of nipple
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 611.79 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM N64.51 Induration of breast
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM N64.52 Nipple discharge
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM N64.53 Retraction of nipple
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM N64.59 Other signs and symptoms in breast
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 611.79:
  • Bleeding (see also Hemorrhage) 459.0
    • nipple 611.79
  • Congestion, congestive
    • breast 611.79
  • Discharge
    • breast (female) (male) 611.79
    • nipple 611.79
  • Engorgement
    • breast 611.79
  • Hemorrhage, hemorrhagic (nontraumatic) 459.0
    • breast 611.79
    • nipple 611.79
  • Induration, indurated
    • breast (fibrous) 611.79
      • puerperal, postpartum 676.3
  • Inversion
    • nipple 611.79
  • Retraction
    • nipple 611.79
  • Symptoms, specified (general) NEC 780.99
    • breast NEC 611.79
  • Thickening
    • breast 611.79
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 611.79 is one of thousands of ICD-9-CM codes used in healthcare. Although ICD-9-CM and CPT codes are largely numeric, they differ in that CPT codes describe medical procedures and services. Can't find a code? Start at the root of ICD-9-CM, check the 2014 ICD-9-CM Index or use the search engine at the top of this page to lookup any code.