ICD-10 Diagnosis Code P05.2

NB aff by fetal malnut not light or small for gestatnl age

Diagnosis Code P05.2

ICD-10: P05.2
Short Description: NB aff by fetal malnut not light or small for gestatnl age
Long Description: Newborn affected by fetal (intrauterine) malnutrition not light or small for gestational age
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code P05.2

Code Classification
  • Certain conditions originating in the perinatal period
    • Disorders of newborn related to length of gestation and fetal growth (P05-P08)
      • Disord of NB related to slow fetal growth and fetal malnut (P05)

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • Condition of fetal growth AND/OR malnutrition
  • Poor fetal nutrition

Index of Diseases and Injuries
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Information for Patients

Uncommon Infant and Newborn Problems

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  • Crying - excessive (0-6 months)
  • Failure to thrive
  • Hemorrhagic disease of the newborn
  • Hyperglycemia - infants
  • Neonatal respiratory distress syndrome
  • Neonatal sepsis
  • Neutropenia - infants

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