Non-specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 764.9
Fetal growth retardation unspecified
  • Non-Billable Code
  • There are 10 ICD-9-CM codes below 764.9 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
Clinical Information
  • A disorder characterized by inhibition of fetal growth resulting in the inability of the fetus to achieve its potential weight.
  • Abnormal fetal physical growth or growth potential at any gestational stage.
  • Inhibition of fetal growth resulting in the inability of the fetus to achieve its potential size.
  • The failure of a fetus to attain its expected fetal growth at any gestational age.
Applies To
  • Intrauterine growth retardation
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 764.9:
  • Arrest, arrested
    • development or growth
  • Development
    • improper (fetus or newborn) 764.9
    • incomplete (fetus or newborn) 764.9
      • affecting management of pregnancy 656.5
      • bronchial tree 748.3
      • organ or site not listed - see Hypoplasia
      • respiratory system 748.9
  • Growth (fungoid) (neoplastic) (new) (M8000/1) - see also Neoplasm, by site, unspecified nature
    • fetal, poor 764.9
      • affecting management of pregnancy 656.5
  • Improper
    • development, infant 764.9
  • Inadequate, inadequacy
    • development
      • child 783.40
      • fetus 764.9
        • affecting management of pregnancy 656.5
      • genitalia
        • after puberty NEC 259.0
        • congenital - see Hypoplasia, genitalia
      • lungs 748.5
      • organ or site NEC - see Hypoplasia, by site
  • Maldevelopment - see also Anomaly, by site
    • newborn (not malformation) 764.9
  • Poor
    • fetal growth NEC 764.9
      • affecting management of pregnancy 656.5
  • Retardation
    • growth (physical) in childhood 783.43
      • due to malnutrition 263.2
      • fetal (intrauterine) 764.9
        • affecting management of pregnancy 656.5
    • intrauterine growth 764.9
      • affecting management of pregnancy 656.5
    • physical 783.43
      • child 783.43
      • due to malnutrition 263.2
      • fetus (intrauterine) 764.9
        • affecting management of pregnancy 656.5
  • Slow
    • fetal, growth NEC 764.9
      • affecting management of pregnancy 656.5
  • Undeveloped, undevelopment - see also Hypoplasia
    • fetus or newborn 764.9
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