ICD-10 Diagnosis Code P05.9

Newborn affected by slow intrauterine growth, unspecified

Diagnosis Code P05.9

ICD-10: P05.9
Short Description: Newborn affected by slow intrauterine growth, unspecified
Long Description: Newborn affected by slow intrauterine growth, unspecified
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code P05.9

Valid for Submission
The code P05.9 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Certain conditions originating in the perinatal period (P00–P96)
    • 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 Patients


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.

  • 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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