Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 785.50
Shock, unspecified
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Shock NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 785.50 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 785.50 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Clinical Information
  • A profound hemodynamic and metabolic disturbance characterized by the failure of the circulatory system to maintain adequate perfusion of vital organs; causes inadequate delivery of nutrients and insufficient removal of cellular waste products to and from the tissues.
Applies To
  • Failure of peripheral circulation
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 785.50 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM R57.9 Shock, unspecified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 785.50:
  • Failure, failed
    • circulation, circulatory 799.89
      • fetus or newborn 779.89
      • peripheral 785.50
  • Shock 785.50
    • with
      • abortion - see Abortion, by type, with shock
      • ectopic pregnancy (see also categories 633.0-633.9) 639.5
      • molar pregnancy (see also categories 630-632) 639.5
    • allergic - see Anaphylactic reaction or shock
    • anaphylactic see also Anaphylactic reaction or shock
      • due to administration of blood and blood products 999.41
    • anaphylactoid - see Anaphylactic reaction or shock
    • anesthetic
      • correct substance properly administered 995.4
      • overdose or wrong substance given 968.4
        • specified anesthetic - see Table of Drugs and Chemicals
    • birth, fetus or newborn NEC 779.89
    • chemical substance - see Table of Drugs and Chemicals
    • complicating
      • abortion - see Abortion, by type, with shock
      • ectopic pregnancy - see also categories 633.0-633.9) 639.5
      • labor and delivery 669.1
      • molar pregnancy (see also categories 630-632) 639.5
    • due to
      • drug 995.0
        • correct substance properly administered 995.0
        • overdose or wrong substance given or taken 977.9
          • specified drug - see Table of Drugs and Chemicals
      • food - see Anaphylactic shock, due to, food
    • during labor and delivery 669.1
    • following
      • abortion 639.5
      • ectopic or molar pregnancy 639.5
      • injury (immediate) (delayed) 958.4
      • labor and delivery 669.1
    • hemorrhagic
    • nervous (see also Reaction, stress, acute) 308.9
    • obstetric 669.1
      • with
        • abortion - see Abortion, by type, with shock
        • ectopic pregnancy (see also categories 633.0-633.9) 639.5
        • molar pregnancy (see also categories 630-632) 639.5
      • following
    • paralysis, paralytic (see also Disease, cerebrovascular, acute) 436
      • late effect - see Late effect(s) (of) cerebrovascular disease
    • psychic (see also Reaction, stress, acute) 308.9
    • psychogenic (see also Reaction, stress, acute) 308.9
    • spinal - see also Injury, spinal, by site
      • with spinal bone injury - see Fracture, vertebra, by site, with spinal cord injury
    • therapeutic misadventure NEC (see also Complications) 998.89
    • transfusion - see Complications, transfusion
    • traumatic (immediate) (delayed) 958.4
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