Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 775.4
Hypocalcemia and hypomagnesemia of newborn
  • Billable Code
  • Newborn/Neonate Only Dx (0 years)
  • Short description: Hypocalcem/hypomagnes NB.
  • ICD-9-CM 775.4 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 775.4 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Applies To
  • Cow's milk hypocalcemia
  • Hypocalcemic tetany, neonatal
  • Neonatal hypoparathyroidism
  • Phosphate-loading hypocalcemia
ICD-9-CM Coding Information
  • 775.4 is only applicable to newborns of age 0 years.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 775.4 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM P71.0 Cow's milk hypocalcemia in newborn
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM P71.1 Other neonatal hypocalcemia
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM P71.2 Neonatal hypomagnesemia
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM P71.3 Neonatal tetany without calcium or magnesium deficiency
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM P71.4 Transitory neonatal hypoparathyroidism
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM P71.8 Other transitory neonatal disorders of calcium and magnesium metabolism
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 775.4:
  • Hypocalcemia 275.41
    • cow's milk 775.4
    • neonatal 775.4
    • phosphate-loading 775.4
  • Hypomagnesemia 275.2
    • neonatal 775.4
  • Hypoparathyroidism (idiopathic) (surgically induced) 252.1
    • neonatal 775.4
  • Tetany, tetanic 781.7
    • hypocalcemic, neonatal 775.4
    • neonatal 775.4
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