ICD-10 Diagnosis Code P81

Other disturbances of temperature regulation of newborn

Diagnosis Code P81

ICD-10: P81
Short Description: Other disturbances of temperature regulation of newborn
Long Description: Other disturbances of temperature regulation of newborn
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code P81

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The code P81 is a "header" and not valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Certain conditions originating in the perinatal period (P00–P96)
    • Conditions involving the integument and temperature regulation of newborn (P80-P83)
      • Other disturbances of temperature regulation of newborn (P81)

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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