Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 786.1
  • 2015
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 786.1 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 786.1 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Clinical Information
  • A disorder characterized by a high pitched breathing sound due to laryngeal or upper airway obstruction
  • A symptom resulting from laryngeal obstruction. It is characterized by a high pitched breathing sound
786.1 Excludes
  • congenital laryngeal stridor (748.3)
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 786.1 converts directly to:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM R06.1 Stridor
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 786.1:
  • Stridor 786.1
    • congenital (larynx) 748.3
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