Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 778.7
Breast engorgement in newborn
  • Billable Code
  • Newborn/Neonate Only Dx (0 years)
  • Short description: NB breast engorgement.
  • ICD-9-CM 778.7 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 778.7 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
778.7 Excludes
  • infective mastitis of newborn (771.5)
Applies To
  • Noninfective mastitis of newborn
ICD-9-CM Coding Information
  • 778.7 is only applicable to newborns of age 0 years.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 778.7 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM P83.4 Breast engorgement of newborn
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 778.7:
  • Engorgement
  • Hypertrophy, hypertrophic
  • Mastitis (acute) (adolescent) (diffuse) (interstitial) (lobular) (nonpuerperal) (nonsuppurative) (parenchymatous) (phlegmonous) (simple) (subacute) (suppurative) 611.0
    • neonatal (noninfective) 778.7
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