ICD-10 Diagnosis Code P81.9

Disturbance of temperature regulation of newborn, unsp

Diagnosis Code P81.9

ICD-10: P81.9
Short Description: Disturbance of temperature regulation of newborn, unsp
Long Description: Disturbance of temperature regulation of newborn, unspecified
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code P81.9


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 Medical Professionals

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Synonyms
  • Acute rise of fever
  • Acute rise of fever
  • Biphasic fever
  • Body temperature above reference range
  • Central fever
  • Chill
  • Continuous fever
  • Continuous fever
  • Continuous fever
  • Disturbance of temperature regulation of newborn
  • Falling phase of fever
  • Falling phase of fever
  • Falling phase of fever
  • Falling phase of fever
  • Febrile disorder
  • Feels hot/feverish
  • Fever
  • Fever defervescence
  • Fever greater than 100.4 Fahrenheit
  • Fever of the newborn
  • Fever with chills
  • Fever, diurnal variation
  • Fever, diurnal variation
  • Feverish cold
  • Gradual fall of fever
  • Gradual rise of fever
  • Gradual rise of fever
  • Hyperthermia in newborn
  • Intermittent fever
  • Intermittent fever
  • Irregular fever
  • Irregular fever
  • Low grade pyrexia
  • Myoclonus associated with fever
  • Neurogenic hyperthermia
  • On examination - fever
  • On examination - fever - acute rise
  • On examination - fever - continuous
  • On examination - fever - fast fall-crisis
  • On examination - fever - gradual rise
  • On examination - fever - intermittent
  • On examination - fever - irregular
  • On examination - fever - remittent
  • On examination - fever-gradual fall-lysis
  • On examination - pyrexia of unknown origin
  • On examination - temperature elevated
  • Perinatal skin and temperature regulation disorders
  • Plateau phase of fever
  • Prolonged fever
  • Pyrexia of unknown origin
  • Pyrexia of unknown origin
  • Rapid fall of fever
  • Rapid fall of fever
  • Remittent fever
  • Remittent fever
  • Remittent fever
  • Reversed diurnal fever
  • Rising phase of fever
  • Rising phase of fever
  • Rising phase of fever
  • Slightly remittent fever
  • Staircase fever
  • Sweating fever

Index of Diseases and Injuries
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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.

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