ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 798.1

Instantaneous death

Diagnosis Code 798.1

ICD-9: 798.1
Short Description: Instantaneous death
Long Description: Instantaneous death
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 798.1

Code Classification
  • Symptoms, signs, and ill-defined conditions
    • Ill-defined and unknown causes of morbidity and mortality (797-799)
      • 798 Sudden death, cause unknown

Information for Medical Professionals

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Index of Diseases and Injuries
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