770.81 PRIMARY APNEA OF NEWBORN

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: 770.81

Short Description: Primary apnea of newborn

Long Description: Primary apnea of newborn

Code Classification:

  • Certain conditions originating in the perinatal period (760–779)
    • Other conditions originating in the perinatal period (764-779)
      • 770 Other respiratory conditions of fetus and newborn
        • 770.81 Primary apnea of newborn

This code is valid for newborn diagnoses

Code Version: 2015 ICD-9-CM

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code 770.81 has the following ICD-9-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Apnea, apneic (spells) 786.03
    • newborn, neonatorum 770.81
      • essential 770.81
      • obstructive 770.82
      • primary 770.81
      • sleep 770.81
      • specified NEC 770.82
  • Newborn (infant) (liveborn)
    • apnea 770.81
      • obstructive 770.82
      • specified NEC 770.82

Crosswalk Information

The code 770.81 converts into the following ICD-10 code(s):
ICD-9 Code ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
770.81 Right Arrow P28.3 Primary sleep apnea of newborn
This ICD-9 to ICD-10 data is based on the 2018 General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) files published by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for informational purposes only. The data is not an ICD-10 conversion tool and doesn’t guarantee clinical accuracy.

Similar Codes

ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
770.0 Congenital pneumonia
770.10 Fetal and newborn aspiration, unspecified
770.11 Meconium aspiration without respiratory symptoms
770.12 Meconium aspiration with respiratory symptoms
770.13 Aspiration of clear amniotic fluid without respiratory symptoms
770.14 Aspiration of clear amniotic fluid with respiratory symptoms
770.15 Aspiration of blood without respiratory symptoms
770.16 Aspiration of blood with respiratory symptoms
770.17 Other fetal and newborn aspiration without respiratory symptoms
770.18 Other fetal and newborn aspiration with respiratory symptoms
770.2 Interstitial emphysema and related conditions
770.3 Pulmonary hemorrhage
770.4 Primary atelectasis
770.5 Other and unspecified atelectasis
770.6 Transitory tachypnea of newborn
770.7 Chronic respiratory disease arising in the perinatal period
770.82 Other apnea of newborn
770.83 Cyanotic attacks of newborn
770.84 Respiratory failure of newborn
770.85 Aspiration of postnatal stomach contents without respiratory symptoms
770.86 Aspiration of postnatal stomach contents with respiratory symptoms
770.87 Respiratory arrest of newborn
770.88 Hypoxemia of newborn
770.89 Other respiratory problems after birth
770.9 Unspecified respiratory condition of fetus and newborn

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