Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 770.2
Interstitial emphysema and related conditions
  • Billable Code
  • Newborn/Neonate Only Dx (0 years)
  • Short description: NB interstit emphysema.
  • ICD-9-CM 770.2 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 770.2 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Applies To
  • Pneumomediastinum originating in the perinatal period
  • Pneumopericardium originating in the perinatal period
  • Pneumothorax originating in the perinatal period
ICD-9-CM Coding Information
  • 770.2 is only applicable to newborns of age 0 years.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 770.2 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM P25.0 Interstitial emphysema originating in the perinatal period
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM P25.1 Pneumothorax originating in the perinatal period
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM P25.2 Pneumomediastinum originating in the perinatal period
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM P25.3 Pneumopericardium originating in the perinatal period
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM P25.8 Other conditions related to interstitial emphysema originating in the perinatal period
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 770.2:
  • Emphysema (atrophic) (centriacinar) (centrilobular) (chronic) (diffuse) (essential) (hypertrophic) (interlobular) (lung) (obstructive) (panlobular) (paracicatricial) (paracinar) (postural) (pulmonary) (senile) (subpleural) (traction) (unilateral) (unilobular) (vesicular) 492.8
    • congenital 770.2
    • fetus or newborn (interstitial) (mediastinal) (unilobular) 770.2
    • interstitial 518.1
      • congenital 770.2
      • fetus or newborn 770.2
    • mediastinal 518.1
      • fetus or newborn 770.2
    • newborn (interstitial) (mediastinal) (unilobular) 770.2
  • Pneumomediastinum 518.1
    • congenital 770.2
    • fetus or newborn 770.2
  • Pneumopericardium - see also Pericarditis
    • congenital 770.2
    • fetus or newborn 770.2
  • Pneumoperitoneum 568.89
    • fetus or newborn 770.2
  • Pneumothorax 512.89
    • congenital 770.2
    • fetus or newborn 770.2
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