ICD-10 Diagnosis Code P96.3

Wide cranial sutures of newborn

Diagnosis Code P96.3

ICD-10: P96.3
Short Description: Wide cranial sutures of newborn
Long Description: Wide cranial sutures of newborn
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code P96.3


Code Classification
  • Certain conditions originating in the perinatal period (P00–P96)
    • Other disorders originating in the perinatal period (P90-P96)
      • Other conditions originating in the perinatal period (P96)

Information for Patients


Common Infant and Newborn Problems

It is hard when your baby is sick. Common health problems in babies include colds, coughs, fevers, and vomiting. Babies also commonly have skin problems, like diaper rash or cradle cap.

Many of these problems are not serious. It is important to know how to help your sick baby, and to know the warning signs for more serious problems. Trust your intuition - if you are worried about your baby, call your health care provider right away.

  • Colic and crying - self-care
  • Cradle cap
  • Crying - excessive (0-6 months)
  • Diaper rash
  • Diarrhea in infants
  • Newborn jaundice - discharge
  • Rash - child under 2 years
  • Spitting up - self-care
  • When to Call the Baby's Doctor (Department of Health and Human Services, Office on Women's Health)
  • When your baby or infant has a fever


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