ICD-10-CM Code P76.8

Other specified intestinal obstruction of newborn

Version 2020 Billable Code

Valid for Submission

P76.8 is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of other specified intestinal obstruction of newborn. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. The ICD-10-CM code P76.8 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like acute gastric ulcer with hemorrhage and obstruction, acute gastric ulcer with hemorrhage and perforation, acute gastric ulcer with hemorrhage, with perforation and with obstruction, acute gastric ulcer with obstruction, acute gastric ulcer with perforation and obstruction, acute peptic ulcer with hemorrhage and obstruction, etc

ICD-10:P76.8
Short Description:Other specified intestinal obstruction of newborn
Long Description:Other specified intestinal obstruction of newborn

Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries

The Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries is a list of ICD-10 codes, organized "head to toe" into chapters and sections with guidance for inclusions, exclusions, descriptions and more. The following references are applicable to the code P76.8:

Type 1 Excludes

Type 1 Excludes
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes note. It means "NOT CODED HERE!" An Excludes1 note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as the code above the Excludes1 note. An Excludes1 is used when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
  • intestinal obstruction classifiable to K56

Index to Diseases and Injuries

The Index to Diseases and Injuries is an alphabetical listing of medical terms, with each term mapped to one or more ICD-10 code(s). The following references for the code P76.8 are found in the index:


Synonyms

The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:

  • Acute gastric ulcer with hemorrhage AND obstruction
  • Acute gastric ulcer with hemorrhage AND perforation
  • Acute gastric ulcer with hemorrhage, with perforation AND with obstruction
  • Acute gastric ulcer with obstruction
  • Acute gastric ulcer with perforation AND obstruction
  • Acute peptic ulcer with hemorrhage AND obstruction
  • Acute peptic ulcer with hemorrhage, with perforation AND with obstruction
  • Acute peptic ulcer with perforation AND obstruction
  • Acute peptic ulcer with perforation AND obstruction
  • Concretion of intestine
  • Congenital fecaliths
  • Congenital fecaliths causing obstruction
  • Dynamic ileus
  • Fetal intrauterine intestinal perforation due to in utero intraluminal obstruction
  • Fetal intrauterine perforation of intestine
  • Gastric ulcer with hemorrhage, with perforation AND with obstruction
  • Impaction of intestine
  • Intestinal obstruction in newborn due to guanylate cyclase 2C deficiency
  • Meconium ileus
  • Neonatal intestinal perforation due to in utero intestinal volvulus
  • Neonatal intestinal perforation with in utero intraluminal obstruction
  • Obstructive ileus of small intestine with impaction
  • Perinatal intestinal obstruction
  • Spastic ileus of the newborn

Convert P76.8 to ICD-9

  • 777.8 - Perinat GI sys dis NEC (Approximate Flag)

Code Classification

  • Certain conditions originating in the perinatal period (P00–P96)
    • Digestive system disorders of newborn (P76-P78)
      • Other intestinal obstruction of newborn (P76)

Code History

  • FY 2016 - New Code, effective from 10/1/2015 through 9/30/2016
    (First year ICD-10-CM implemented into the HIPAA code set)
  • FY 2017 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2016 through 9/30/2017
  • FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018
  • FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
  • FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020

Information for Patients


Intestinal Obstruction

An intestinal obstruction occurs when food or stool cannot move through the intestines. The obstruction can be complete or partial. There are many causes. The most common are adhesions, hernias, cancers, and certain medicines.

Symptoms include

  • Severe abdominal pain or cramping
  • Vomiting
  • Bloating
  • Loud bowel sounds
  • Swelling of the abdomen
  • Inability to pass gas
  • Constipation

A complete intestinal obstruction is a medical emergency. It often requires surgery.

NIH: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases


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