ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 799.82

Appar life threat-infant

Diagnosis Code 799.82

ICD-9: 799.82
Short Description: Appar life threat-infant
Long Description: Apparent life threatening event in infant
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 799.82

Code Classification
  • Symptoms, signs, and ill-defined conditions (780–799)
    • Ill-defined and unknown causes of morbidity and mortality (797-799)
      • 799 Other ill-defined and unknown causes of morbidity and mortality

Information for Medical Professionals


Code Edits
The following edits are applicable to this code:
Pediatric diagnoses (age 0 through 17) Additional informationCallout TooltipPediatric diagnoses (age 0 through 17)
Pediatric diagnoses: Age range is 0–17 years inclusive.


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  • R68.13 - Apparent life threatening event in infant (ALTE)

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code 799.82 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

    • ALTE (apparent life threatening event) in newborn and infant 799.82
    • Event, apparent life threatening in newborn and infant (ALTE) 799.82

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