ICD-10 Diagnosis Code A33

Tetanus neonatorum

Diagnosis Code A33

ICD-10: A33
Short Description: Tetanus neonatorum
Long Description: Tetanus neonatorum
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code A33

Code Classification
  • Certain infectious and parasitic diseases
    • Other bacterial diseases (A30-A49)
      • Tetanus neonatorum (A33)

Information for Medical Professionals

Code Edits
The following edits are applicable to this code:
Perinatal/Newborn diagnoses Additional informationCallout TooltipPerinatal/Newborn diagnoses
Newborn. Age of 0 years; a subset of diagnoses intended only for newborns and neonates (e.g., fetal distress, perinatal jaundice).

Convert to ICD-9 Additional informationCallout TooltipGeneral Equivalence Map
The ICD-10 and ICD-9 GEMs are used to facilitate linking between the diagnosis codes in ICD-9-CM and the new ICD-10-CM code set. The GEMs are the raw material from which providers, health information vendors and payers can derive specific applied mappings to meet their needs.
  • 771.3 - Tetanus neonatorum

  • Bacterial sepsis of newborn
  • Disorder of neonatal umbilicus
  • Localized tetanus
  • Sepsis of the newborn
  • Tetanic opisthotonus
  • Tetanus neonatorum
  • Tetanus omphalitis
  • Tetanus with trismus
  • Trismus
  • Trismus present

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