Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 778.0
Hydrops fetalis not due to isoimmunization
  • Billable Code
  • Newborn/Neonate Only Dx (0 years)
  • Short description: Hydrops fetalis no isoim.
  • ICD-9-CM 778.0 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 778.0 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Hydrops fetalis, non immune
  • Non-immune hydrops fetalis
778.0 Excludes
  • hydrops fetalis due to isoimmunization (773.3)
Applies To
  • Idiopathic hydrops
ICD-9-CM Coding Information
  • 778.0 is only applicable to newborns of age 0 years.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 778.0 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM P83.2 Hydrops fetalis not due to hemolytic disease
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 778.0:
  • Anasarca 782.3
    • fetus or newborn 778.0
  • Ascites 789.59
    • congenital 778.0
  • Dropsy, dropsical (see also Edema) 782.3
    • fetus or newborn 778.0
      • due to isoimmunization 773.3
  • Hydrops 782.3
    • fetal, fetalis or newborn 778.0
      • due to
      • not due to isoimmunization 778.0
    • idiopathic (fetus or newborn) 778.0
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