ICD-10 Diagnosis Code P91.60

Hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy [HIE], unspecified

Diagnosis Code P91.60

ICD-10: P91.60
Short Description: Hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy [HIE], unspecified
Long Description: Hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy [HIE], unspecified
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code P91.60

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Code Classification
  • Certain conditions originating in the perinatal period (P00–P96)
    • Other disorders originating in the perinatal period (P90-P96)
      • Other disturbances of cerebral status of newborn (P91)

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • 768.70 - Hypoxc-ischem enceph NOS

  • Hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy
  • Hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy
  • Hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy due to cardiac arrest
  • Hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy due to strangulation
  • Neonatal asphyxial encephalopathy
  • Neonatal encephalopathy
  • Neonatal encephalopathy
  • Post-asphyxial encephalopathy
  • Postnatal hypoxic encephalopathy

Information for Patients

Brain Diseases

The brain is the control center of the body. It controls thoughts, memory, speech, and movement. It regulates the function of many organs. When the brain is healthy, it works quickly and automatically. However, when problems occur, the results can be devastating.

Inflammation in the brain can lead to problems such as vision loss, weakness and paralysis. Loss of brain cells, which happens if you suffer a stroke, can affect your ability to think clearly. Brain tumors can also press on nerves and affect brain function. Some brain diseases are genetic. And we do not know what causes some brain diseases, such as Alzheimer's disease.

The symptoms of brain diseases vary widely depending on the specific problem. In some cases, damage is permanent. In other cases, treatments such as surgery, medicines, or physical therapy can correct the source of the problem or improve symptoms.

  • Basal ganglia dysfunction
  • Brain abscess
  • Brain surgery
  • Central pontine myelinolysis
  • Cerebral spinal fluid (CSF) collection
  • EEG
  • Hepatic encephalopathy
  • Pseudotumor cerebri
  • Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome

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Childbirth Problems

While childbirth usually goes well, complications can happen. They can cause a risk to the mother, baby, or both. Possible complications include

  • Preterm (premature) labor, when labor starts before 37 completed weeks of pregnancy
  • Problems with the umbilical cord
  • Problems with the position of the baby, such as breech, in which the baby is going to come out feet first
  • Birth injuries

For some of these problems, the baby may need to be delivered surgically by a Cesarean section.

  • Assisted delivery with forceps
  • Brachial plexus injury in newborns
  • Breech birth
  • Caput succedaneum
  • Meconium aspiration syndrome
  • Premature rupture of membranes

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