Code Information

Diagnosis Code: 770.88

Short Description: NB hypoxia

Long Description: Hypoxemia 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
        • 770.88 NB hypoxia

This code is valid for newborn diagnoses

Code Version: 2015 ICD-9-CM

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code 770.88 has the following ICD-9-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Anaerosis of newborn 770.88
  • Anoxemia 799.02
    • newborn 770.88
  • Anoxia 799.02
    • cerebral 348.1
      • newborn (see also Distress, fetal, liveborn infant) 770.88
    • fetal, affecting newborn 770.88
  • Hypoxia (see also Anoxia) 799.02
    • cerebral 348.1
      • newborn 770.88
        • mild or moderate 768.6
        • severe 768.5
    • fetal, affecting newborn 770.88
    • newborn 770.88
  • Stress 308.9

Crosswalk Information

The code 770.88 converts into the following ICD-10 code(s):
ICD-9 Code ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
770.88 Right Arrow P84 Other problems with 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
770.81 Primary apnea of newborn
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
770.89 Other respiratory problems after birth
770.9 Unspecified respiratory condition of fetus and newborn

This page was last updated on: 10/1/2014