Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 762.5
Other compression of umbilical cord affecting fetus or newborn
  • Billable Code
  • Newborn/Neonate Only Dx (0 years)
  • Short description: Oth umbil cord compress.
  • ICD-9-CM 762.5 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 762.5 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Applies To
  • Cord around neck
  • Entanglement of cord
  • Knot in cord
  • Torsion of cord
ICD-9-CM Coding Information
  • 762.5 is only applicable to newborns of age 0 years.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 762.5 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM P02.5 Newborn (suspected to be) affected by other compression of umbilical cord
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 762.5:
  • Compression
    • umbilical cord
      • affecting fetus or newborn 762.5
      • complicating delivery 663.2
  • Cord - see also condition
    • around neck (tightly) (with compression)
      • affecting fetus or newborn 762.5
      • complicating delivery 663.1
        • without compression 663.3
          • affecting fetus or newborn 762.6
  • Entanglement, umbilical cord(s) 663.3
    • affecting fetus or newborn 762.5
  • Excess, excessive, excessively
    • long
      • colon 751.5
      • organ or site, congenital NEC - see Anomaly, specified type NEC
      • umbilical cord (entangled)
        • affecting fetus or newborn 762.5
        • in pregnancy or childbirth 663.3
  • Knot
    • umbilical cord (true) 663.2
      • affecting fetus or newborn 762.5
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