2017/18 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code P77.9

Necrotizing enterocolitis in newborn, unspecified

ICD-10-CM Coding Rules
Applicable To
  • Necrotizing enterocolitis in newborn, NOS
The following code(s) above P77.9 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
In this context, annotation back-references refer to codes that contain:
  • Applicable To annotations, or
  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
  • Excludes2 annotations, or
  • Includes annotations, or
  • Note annotations, or
  • Use Additional annotations
that may be applicable to P77.9:
  • P00-P96
    2018 ICD-10-CM Range P00-P96

    Certain conditions originating in the perinatal period

    Includes
    • conditions that have their origin in the fetal or perinatal period (before birth through the first 28 days after birth) even if morbidity occurs later
    Note
    • Codes from this chapter are for use on newborn records only, never on maternal records
    Type 2 Excludes
    • congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
    • endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00-E88)
    • injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00-T88)
    • neoplasms (C00-D49)
    • tetanus neonatorum (A33)
    Certain conditions originating in the perinatal period
Approximate Synonyms ICD-10-CM P77.9 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v35.0):

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Code History

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to P77.9:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To P77.9
P76 Other intestinal obstruction of newborn
P76.0 Meconium plug syndrome
P76.1 Transitory ileus of newborn
P76.2 Intestinal obstruction due to inspissated milk
P76.8 Other specified intestinal obstruction of newborn
P76.9 Intestinal obstruction of newborn, unspecified
P77 Necrotizing enterocolitis of newborn
P77.1 Stage 1 necrotizing enterocolitis in newborn
P77.2 Stage 2 necrotizing enterocolitis in newborn
P77.3 Stage 3 necrotizing enterocolitis in newborn
P77.9 Necrotizing enterocolitis in newborn, unspecified
P78 Other perinatal digestive system disorders
P78.0 Perinatal intestinal perforation
P78.1 Other neonatal peritonitis
P78.2 Neonatal hematemesis and melena due to swallowed maternal blood
P78.3 Noninfective neonatal diarrhea
P78.8 Other specified perinatal digestive system disorders
P78.81 Congenital cirrhosis (of liver)
P78.82 Peptic ulcer of newborn
P78.83 Newborn esophageal reflux
P78.84 Gestational alloimmune liver disease

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