ICD-10 Diagnosis Code P29.3

Persistent fetal circulation

Diagnosis Code P29.3

ICD-10: P29.3
Short Description: Persistent fetal circulation
Long Description: Persistent fetal circulation
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code P29.3

Code Classification
  • Certain conditions originating in the perinatal period
    • Respiratory and cardiovascular disorders specific to the perinatal period (P19-P29)
      • Cardiovascular disorders originating in the perinatal period (P29)

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • 747.83 - Persistent fetal circ

  • Facultative pulmonary hypertension with shunt at atrial level
  • Perinatal cardiovascular disorders
  • Persistent fetal circulation
  • Persistent fetal circulation syndrome
  • Persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn
  • Pulmonary hypertension
  • Pulmonary hypertension secondary to raised pulmonary vascular resistance
  • Pulmonary hypertensive arterial disease
  • Secondary pulmonary hypertension
  • Small vessel pulmonary hypertension
  • Solitary pulmonary hypertension
  • Solitary pulmonary hypertension

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code P29.3 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

Information for Patients

Pulmonary Hypertension

Also called: Pulmonary arterial hypertension

Pulmonary hypertension (PH) is high blood pressure in the arteries to your lungs. It is a serious condition. If you have it, the blood vessels that carry blood from your heart to your lungs become hard and narrow. Your heart has to work harder to pump the blood through. Over time, your heart weakens and cannot do its job and you can develop heart failure.

Symptoms of PH include

  • Shortness of breath during routine activity, such as climbing two flights of stairs
  • Tiredness
  • Chest pain
  • A racing heartbeat
  • Pain on the upper right side of the abdomen
  • Decreased appetite

As PH worsens, you may find it hard to do any physical activities.

There are two main kinds of PH. One runs in families or appears for no known reason. The other kind is related to another condition, usually heart or lung disease.

There is no cure for PH. Treatments can control symptoms. They involve treating the heart or lung disease, medicines, oxygen, and sometimes lung transplantation.

NIH: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

  • Cor pulmonale
  • Lung diffusion testing
  • Pulmonary angiography
  • Pulmonary hypertension

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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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