Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 772.6
Cutaneous hemorrhage of fetus or newborn
  • Billable Code
  • Newborn/Neonate Only Dx (0 years)
  • Short description: NB cutaneous hemorrhage.
  • ICD-9-CM 772.6 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 772.6 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Applies To
  • Bruising in fetus or newborn
  • Ecchymoses in fetus or newborn
  • Petechiae in fetus or newborn
  • Superficial hematoma in fetus or newborn
ICD-9-CM Coding Information
  • 772.6 is only applicable to newborns of age 0 years.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 772.6 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM P54.5 Neonatal cutaneous hemorrhage
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 772.6:
  • Contusion (skin surface intact) 924.9
    • fetus or newborn 772.6
  • Ecchymosis (multiple) 459.89
    • newborn 772.6
  • Hematoma (skin surface intact) (traumatic) - see also Contusion
    • superficial, fetus or newborn 772.6
  • Hemorrhage, hemorrhagic (nontraumatic) 459.0
    • cutaneous 782.7
      • newborn 772.6
  • Morbus
    • maculosus neonatorum 772.6
  • Petechia, petechiae 782.7
    • fetus or newborn 772.6
  • Purpura 287.2
    • neonatorum 772.6
    • newborn NEC 772.6
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