ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 799.9

Unkn cause morb/mort NEC

Diagnosis Code 799.9

ICD-9: 799.9
Short Description: Unkn cause morb/mort NEC
Long Description: Other unknown and unspecified cause of morbidity and mortality
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 799.9

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

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Synonyms
  • Accidental death in home
  • Accidental death in public place
  • Chronic disease present
  • Chronic sick
  • Death by cremation
  • Death by electrocution
  • Death by fire
  • Death by immolation
  • Death from any obstetric cause occurring more than 42 days but less than one year after delivery
  • Death from overwork
  • Death of unknown cause
  • Deferred diagnosis on Axis II
  • Determination of outcome, death avoidable, chart audit required
  • Determination of outcome, death avoidable, error in judgement
  • Died without sign of disease
  • Disease
  • Disinterment for establishment of cause of death
  • Effect of drug maladministration
  • Functional disorder present, condition terminal
  • Iatrogenic death
  • Iatrogenic disorder
  • Multiple organ failure
  • Natural death
  • Natural death with probable cause suspected
  • Natural death with proved cause
  • Natural death with proved cause by autopsy
  • Natural death with proved cause without autopsy
  • Natural death with unknown cause
  • On examination - dead
  • On examination - dead - expected
  • On examination - dead - suspicious death
  • On examination - dead - unexpected
  • Patient died in general practice premises
  • Sequelae of disorders
  • Single organ dysfunction
  • Traffic vehicular accidental death
  • Undetermined manner of death, accidental cause suspected
  • Undetermined manner of death, accidental means suspected
  • Undetermined manner of death, homicide suspected
  • Undetermined manner of death, natural causes suspected
  • Undetermined manner of death, suicide suspected

Index of Diseases and Injuries
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