Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 072.79
Other mumps with other specified complications
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 072.79 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 072.79 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 072.79 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM B26.82 Mumps myocarditis
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM B26.83 Mumps nephritis
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM B26.85 Mumps arthritis
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM B26.89 Other mumps complications
Approximate Synonyms
  • Mumps arthritis
  • Mumps myocarditis
  • Mumps nephritis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 072.79:
  • Mumps 072.9
    • with complication 072.8
      • specified type NEC 072.79
    • oophoritis 072.79
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 072.79 is one of thousands of ICD-9-CM codes used in healthcare. Although ICD-9-CM and CPT codes are largely numeric, they differ in that CPT codes describe medical procedures and services. Can't find a code? Start at the root of ICD-9-CM, check the 2015 ICD-9-CM Index or use the search engine at the top of this page to lookup any code.