ICD-10 Diagnosis Code O10.23

Pre-existing hyp chronic kidney disease comp the puerperium

Diagnosis Code O10.23

ICD-10: O10.23
Short Description: Pre-existing hyp chronic kidney disease comp the puerperium
Long Description: Pre-existing hypertensive chronic kidney disease complicating the puerperium
This is the 2019 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code O10.23

Valid for Submission
The code O10.23 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O00–O99)
    • Edema, proteinuria and hypertensive disorders in pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O10-O16)
      • Pre-existing hypertension compl preg/chldbrth (O10)
Version 2019 Billable Code Maternity Diagnoses Diagnoses For Females Only

Information for Medical Professionals


Code Edits
The following edits are applicable to this code:
Maternity diagnoses - Maternity. Age range is 12–55 years inclusive (e.g., diabetes in pregnancy, antepartum pulmonary complication).
Diagnoses for females only - Diagnoses for females only.

Convert to ICD-9
  • 642.24 - Old hyperten NEC-postpar (Approximate Flag)

Synonyms
  • Hypertension complicating pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium
  • Hypertension secondary to renal disease complicating AND/OR reason for care during pregnancy
  • Hypertension secondary to renal disease complicating AND/OR reason for care during puerperium
  • Hypertension secondary to renal disease in obstetric context
  • Hypertension secondary to renal disease in obstetric context
  • Hypertensive heart AND renal disease in obstetric context
  • Hypertensive heart disease in obstetric context
  • Hypertensive renal disease complicating AND/OR reason for care during puerperium
  • Hypertensive renal disease in obstetric context
  • Renal hypertension complicating pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium
  • Renal hypertension complicating pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium - delivered
  • Renal hypertension complicating pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium - delivered with postnatal complication
  • Renal hypertension complicating pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium - not delivered
  • Renal hypertension complicating pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium with postnatal complication

Index to Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code O10.23 in the Index to Diseases and Injuries:


Information for Patients


Chronic Kidney Disease

Also called: CKD

You have two kidneys, each about the size of your fist. Their main job is to filter your blood. They remove wastes and extra water, which become urine. They also keep the body's chemicals balanced, help control blood pressure, and make hormones.

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) means that your kidneys are damaged and can't filter blood as they should. This damage can cause wastes to build up in your body. It can also cause other problems that can harm your health. Diabetes and high blood pressure are the most common causes of CKD.

The kidney damage occurs slowly over many years. Many people don't have any symptoms until their kidney disease is very advanced. Blood and urine tests are the only way to know if you have kidney disease.

Treatments cannot cure kidney disease, but they may slow kidney disease. They include medicines to lower blood pressure, control blood sugar, and lower cholesterol. CKD may still get worse over time. Sometimes it can lead to kidney failure. If your kidneys fail, you will need dialysis or a kidney transplantation.

You can take steps to keep your kidneys healthier longer:

  • Choose foods with less salt (sodium)
  • Control your blood pressure; your health care provider can tell you what your blood pressure should be
  • Keep your blood sugar in the target range, if you have diabetes
  • Limit the amount of alcohol you drink
  • Choose foods that are healthy for your heart: fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and low-fat dairy foods
  • Lose weight if you are overweight
  • Be physically active
  • Don't smoke

NIH: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

  • ACE inhibitors (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Chronic kidney disease (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • High Blood Pressure (American Kidney Fund)

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High Blood Pressure in Pregnancy

If you are pregnant, high blood pressure can cause problems for you and your unborn baby. You may have had high blood pressure before you got pregnant. Or you may get it once you are pregnant - a condition called gestational hypertension. Either one can cause low birth weight or premature delivery of the baby.

Controlling your blood pressure during pregnancy and getting regular prenatal care are important for the health of you and your baby. Treatments for high blood pressure in pregnancy may include close monitoring of the baby, lifestyle changes, and certain medicines.

Some pregnant women with high blood pressure develop preeclampsia. It's a sudden increase in blood pressure after the 20th week of pregnancy. It can be life-threatening for both you and the unborn baby. There is no proven way to prevent it. Most women who have signs of preeclampsia are closely monitored to lessen or avoid complications.

Delivering the baby can often cure preeclampsia. But sometimes you may need to take medicines. The symptoms usually go away within 6 weeks of delivery. In rare cases, symptoms may not start until after delivery. This is called postpartum preeclampsia. It can also be very serious, and it needs to be treated right away.

  • Eclampsia (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • HELLP syndrome (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Preeclampsia (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Preeclampsia - self-care (Medical Encyclopedia)

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ICD-10 Footnotes

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Present on Admission
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