Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 771.5
Neonatal infective mastitis
  • Billable Code
  • Newborn/Neonate Only Dx (0 years)
  • Short description: Neonatal infec mastitis.
  • ICD-9-CM 771.5 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 771.5 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
771.5 Excludes
  • noninfective neonatal mastitis (778.7)
ICD-9-CM Coding Information
  • 771.5 is only applicable to newborns of age 0 years.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 771.5 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM P39.0 Neonatal infective mastitis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 771.5:
  • Abscess (acute) (chronic) (infectional) (lymphangitic) (metastatic) (multiple) (pyogenic) (septic) (with lymphangitis) (see also Cellulitis) 682.9
    • breast (acute) (chronic) (nonpuerperal) 611.0
      • newborn 771.5
      • puerperal, postpartum 675.1
      • tuberculous (see also Tuberculosis) 017.9
  • Mastitis (acute) (adolescent) (diffuse) (interstitial) (lobular) (nonpuerperal) (nonsuppurative) (parenchymatous) (phlegmonous) (simple) (subacute) (suppurative) 611.0
    • neonatal (noninfective) 778.7
      • infective 771.5
  • Newborn (infant) (liveborn)
    • mastitis 771.5
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