Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 782.5
  • 2015
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 782.5 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 782.5 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
Clinical Information
  • A bluish or purplish discoloration of the skin and mucous membranes due to an increase in the amount of deoxygenated hemoglobin in the blood or a structural defect in the hemoglobin molecule
  • A bluish or purplish discoloration of the skin and mucous membranes resulting from a reduced amount of oxygenated hemoglobin in the blood
  • Blue-colored skin caused by too little oxygen in the blood
  • Blueness of the skin caused by excessive amounts of deoxyhemoglobin in the skin vessels
782.5 Excludes
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 782.5 converts directly to:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM R23.0 Cyanosis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 782.5:
  • Blueness (see also Cyanosis) 782.5
  • Cyanosis 782.5
    • common atrioventricular canal 745.69
    • due to
      • endocardial cushion defect 745.60
      • nonclosure, foramen botalli 745.5
      • patent foramen botalli 745.5
      • persistent foramen ovale 745.5
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 782.5 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.