Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 784.8
Hemorrhage from throat
  • 2015
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 784.8 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 784.8 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • O/E - throat hemorrhage
  • On examination - throat hemorrhage (finding)
  • Throat hemorrhage
Clinical Information
  • A disorder characterized by bleeding from the pharynx
  • Bleeding originating from the pharynx
784.8 Excludes
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 784.8 converts directly to:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM R04.1 Hemorrhage from throat
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 784.8:
  • Bleeding (see also Hemorrhage) 459.0
    • throat 784.8
  • Hemorrhage, hemorrhagic (nontraumatic) 459.0
    • hypopharyngeal (throat) 784.8
    • throat 784.8
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