ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 777.4

Transitory ileus of NB

Diagnosis Code 777.4

ICD-9: 777.4
Short Description: Transitory ileus of NB
Long Description: Transitory ileus of newborn
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 777.4

Code Classification
  • Certain conditions originating in the perinatal period
    • Other conditions originating in the perinatal period (764-779)
      • 777 Perinatal disorders of digestive system

Information for Medical Professionals

Code Edits
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  • P76.1 - Transitory ileus of newborn

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code 777.4 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

    • Ileus (adynamic) (bowel) (colon) (inhibitory) (intestine) (neurogenic) (paralytic) 560.1
      • transitory, newborn 777.4
    • Obstruction, obstructed, obstructive
      • intestine (mechanical) (neurogenic) (paroxysmal) (postinfectional) (reflex) 560.9
        • newborn
          • transitory 777.4
        • transitory, newborn 777.4

Information for Patients

Uncommon Infant and Newborn Problems

It can be scary when your baby is sick, especially when it is not an everyday problem like a cold or a fever. You may not know whether the problem is serious or how to treat it. If you have concerns about your baby's health, call your health care provider right away.

Learning information about your baby's condition can help ease your worry. Do not be afraid to ask questions about your baby's care. By working together with your health care provider, you make sure that your baby gets the best care possible.

  • Caput succedaneum
  • Craniotabes
  • Crying - excessive (0-6 months)
  • Failure to thrive
  • Hemorrhagic disease of the newborn
  • Home apnea monitor use - infants
  • Hyperglycemia - infants
  • Hyperviscosity - newborn
  • Hypocalcemia - infants
  • Intussusception (children)
  • Irritability
  • Neonatal respiratory distress syndrome
  • Neonatal sepsis
  • Neutropenia - infants
  • Pyloric stenosis
  • Spasmus nutans
  • Tongue tie
  • Tracheomalacia - acquired
  • Transient tachypnea - newborn

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