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ICD-10-CM Code P77
Necrotizing enterocolitis of newborn

Non-Billable Code
Non-Billable means the code is not sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis. Use a child code to capture more detail.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

ICD Code P77 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the four child codes of P77 that describes the diagnosis 'necrotizing enterocolitis of newborn' in more detail.

The ICD code P77 is used to code Necrotizing enterocolitis

Necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) is a medical condition primarily seen in premature infants, where portions of the bowel undergo necrosis (tissue death). It occurs postnatally (i.e. it is not seen in stillborn infants) and is the second most common cause of mortality in premature infants, causing 342 deaths in the United States in 2012, down from 386 in 2011.

Specialty: Pediatrics
MeSH Code: D020345
ICD 9 Code: 777.5

Radiograph of an infant with necrotizing enterocolitis

Source: Wikipedia

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Necrotizing enterocolitis in fetus OR newborn (disorder)

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'P77 - Necrotizing enterocolitis of newborn'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code P77. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

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