Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 767.19
Other injuries to scalp
  • Billable Code
  • Newborn/Neonate Only Dx (0 years)
  • Short description: Injuries to scalp NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 767.19 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 767.19 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Cephalhematoma due to birth trauma
  • Cephalohematoma due to birth trauma
Clinical Information
  • A subperiosteal hemorrhage limited to the surface of one cranial bone, a usually benign condition seen in the newborn as a result of bone trauma.
Applies To
  • Caput succedaneum
  • Cephalhematoma
  • Chignon (from vacuum extraction)
ICD-9-CM Coding Information
  • 767.19 is only applicable to newborns of age 0 years.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 767.19 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM P12.0 Cephalhematoma due to birth injury
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM P12.1 Chignon (from vacuum extraction) due to birth injury
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM P12.81 Caput succedaneum
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM P12.89 Other birth injuries to scalp
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 767.19:
  • Birth
  • Caput
    • succedaneum 767.19
  • Cephalhematocele, cephalematocele
    • due to birth injury 767.19
    • fetus or newborn 767.19
  • Cephalhematoma, cephalematoma (calcified)
    • due to birth injury 767.19
    • fetus or newborn 767.19
  • Chignon 111.2
    • fetus or newborn (from vacuum extraction) 767.19
  • Hematoma (skin surface intact) (traumatic) - see also Contusion
    • birth injury 767.8
      • skull 767.19
    • capitis 920
      • due to birth injury 767.19
      • newborn 767.19
    • pericranial (and neck, or face any part, except eye) 920
      • due to injury at birth 767.19
    • scalp (and neck, or face any part, except eye) 920
      • fetus or newborn 767.19
  • Hemorrhage, hemorrhagic (nontraumatic) 459.0
    • fontanel 767.19
    • scalp 459.0
      • due to injury at birth 767.19
  • Injury 959.9
    • forceps NEC 767.9
      • scalp 767.19
    • scalp 959.09
      • due to birth trauma 767.19
      • fetus or newborn 767.19
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