ICD-10 Diagnosis Code P38

Omphalitis of newborn

Diagnosis Code P38

ICD-10: P38
Short Description: Omphalitis of newborn
Long Description: Omphalitis of newborn
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code P38

Code Classification
  • Certain conditions originating in the perinatal period
    • Infections specific to the perinatal period (P35-P39)
      • Omphalitis of newborn (P38)

Information for Medical Professionals

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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