Valid for Submission
P78.89 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of other specified perinatal digestive system disorders. The code P78.89 is valid during the fiscal year 2021 from October 01, 2020 through September 30, 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.
The ICD-10-CM code P78.89 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like dermatitis of the newborn, gastritis of newborn, gastrointestinal hormone-secreting endocrine tumor, neonatal disorder of oral mucosa, neonatal esophagitis , neonatal hepatocellular damage, etc.
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 P78.89 are found in the index:
The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:
- Dermatitis of the newborn
- Gastritis of newborn
- Gastrointestinal hormone-secreting endocrine tumor
- Neonatal disorder of oral mucosa
- Neonatal esophagitis
- Neonatal hepatocellular damage
- Neonatal inflammatory skin and bowel disease
- Neonatal malabsorption with gastrointestinal hormone-secreting endocrine tumor
- Perinatal pneumoperitoneum
- Transient neonatal colitis
Convert P78.89 to ICD-9 Code
The General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) crosswalk indicates an approximate mapping between the ICD-10 code P78.89 its ICD-9 equivalent. The approximate mapping means there is not an exact match between the ICD-10 code and the ICD-9 code and the mapped code is not a precise representation of the original code.
Information for Patients
Also called: Gastrointestinal diseases
When you eat, your body breaks food down to a form it can use to build and nourish cells and provide energy. This process is called digestion.
Your digestive system is a series of hollow organs joined in a long, twisting tube. It runs from your mouth to your anus and includes your esophagus, stomach, and small and large intestines. Your liver, gallbladder and pancreas are also involved. They produce juices to help digestion.
There are many types of digestive disorders. The symptoms vary widely depending on the problem. In general, you should see your doctor if you have
- Blood in your stool
- Changes in bowel habits
- Severe abdominal pain
- Unintentional weight loss
- Heartburn not relieved by antacids
NIH: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
- Digestive diseases (Medical Encyclopedia)
- EGD discharge (Medical Encyclopedia)
- Fecal fat (Medical Encyclopedia)
- Gastrointestinal fistula (Medical Encyclopedia)
- Gastrointestinal perforation (Medical Encyclopedia)
- Lower GI Series - NIH (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases)
- Stools - floating (Medical Encyclopedia)
- Upper GI and small bowel series (Medical Encyclopedia)
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.
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