ICD-10 Diagnosis Code P76.8

Other specified intestinal obstruction of newborn

Diagnosis Code P76.8

ICD-10: P76.8
Short Description: Other specified intestinal obstruction of newborn
Long Description: Other specified intestinal obstruction of newborn
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code P76.8

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Code Classification
  • Certain conditions originating in the perinatal period (P00–P96)
    • Digestive system disorders of newborn (P76-P78)
      • Other intestinal obstruction of newborn (P76)

Information for Medical Professionals

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Synonyms
  • Acute gastric ulcer with hemorrhage
  • Acute gastric ulcer with hemorrhage AND obstruction
  • Acute gastric ulcer with hemorrhage AND perforation
  • Acute gastric ulcer with hemorrhage, with perforation AND with obstruction
  • Acute gastric ulcer with obstruction
  • Acute gastric ulcer with obstruction
  • Acute gastric ulcer with perforation
  • Acute gastric ulcer with perforation
  • Acute gastric ulcer with perforation AND obstruction
  • Acute gastric ulcer with perforation AND obstruction
  • Acute peptic ulcer with hemorrhage
  • Acute peptic ulcer with hemorrhage
  • Acute peptic ulcer with hemorrhage AND obstruction
  • Acute peptic ulcer with hemorrhage AND obstruction
  • Acute peptic ulcer with hemorrhage and perforation
  • Acute peptic ulcer with hemorrhage, with perforation AND with obstruction
  • Acute peptic ulcer with perforation
  • Acute peptic ulcer with perforation AND obstruction
  • Concretion of intestine
  • Congenital fecaliths
  • Congenital fecaliths causing obstruction
  • Dynamic ileus
  • Gastric ulcer with hemorrhage AND perforation
  • Gastric ulcer with hemorrhage, with perforation AND with obstruction
  • Gastric ulcer with perforation AND obstruction
  • Gastric ulcer with perforation AND obstruction
  • Peptic ulcer with hemorrhage AND obstruction
  • Peptic ulcer with hemorrhage AND obstruction
  • Peptic ulcer with hemorrhage, with perforation AND with obstruction
  • Spastic ileus of the newborn

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code P76.8 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:


Information for Patients


Intestinal Obstruction

Also called: Bowel obstruction, Intestinal volvulus, Paralytic ileus

An intestinal obstruction occurs when food or stool cannot move through the intestines. The obstruction can be complete or partial. There are many causes. The most common are adhesions, hernias, cancers, and certain medicines.

Symptoms include

  • Severe abdominal pain or cramping
  • Vomiting
  • Bloating
  • Loud bowel sounds
  • Swelling of the abdomen
  • Inability to pass gas
  • Constipation

A complete intestinal obstruction is a medical emergency. It often requires surgery.

NIH: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

  • Intestinal obstruction (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Intestinal obstruction repair (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Intestinal or bowel obstruction - discharge (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Intussusception - children (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Small bowel resection (Medical Encyclopedia)


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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.

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  • Failure to thrive (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Hemorrhagic disease of the newborn (Medical Encyclopedia)
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  • Neonatal respiratory distress syndrome (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Neonatal sepsis (Medical Encyclopedia)
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