- Chapter 15
- Section 764-779
- Code 768.9
ICD-9-CM Code 768.9
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Long ICD9 Description: Unspecified severity of birth asphyxia in liveborn infant
Short ICD9 Description: Birth asphyxia NOS
768 - Intrauterine hypoxia and birth asphyxia