Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 776.4
Polycythemia neonatorum
  • Billable Code
  • Newborn/Neonate Only Dx (0 years)
  • ICD-9-CM 776.4 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 776.4 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Applies To
  • Plethora of newborn
  • Polycythemia due to:
    • donor twin transfusion
    • maternal-fetal transfusion
ICD-9-CM Coding Information
  • 776.4 is only applicable to newborns of age 0 years.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 776.4 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM P61.1 Polycythemia neonatorum
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 776.4:
  • Plethora 782.62
    • newborn 776.4
  • Polycythemia (primary) (rubra) (vera) (M9950/1) 238.4
    • due to
      • donor twin 776.4
      • fall in plasma volume 289.0
      • high altitude 289.0
      • maternal-fetal transfusion 776.4
      • stress 289.0
    • neonatorum 776.4
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • hypertransfusion, newborn 776.4
    • parabiotic (transfusion)
      • donor (twin) 772.0
      • recipient (twin) 776.4
    • transfusion
      • fetal-maternal 772.0
      • twin
        • donor (infant) 772.0
        • recipient (infant) 776.4
    • twin-to-twin transfusion 762.3
      • recipient twin 776.4
  • Transfusion, blood
    • syndrome
      • fetomaternal 772.0
      • twin-to-twin
        • blood loss (donor twin) 772.0
        • recipient twin 776.4
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