ICD-10 Diagnosis Code O42.90

Prem ROM, 7th0 betw rupt & onst labr, unsp weeks of gest

Diagnosis Code O42.90

ICD-10: O42.90
Short Description: Prem ROM, 7th0 betw rupt & onst labr, unsp weeks of gest
Long Description: Premature rupture of membranes, unspecified as to length of time between rupture and onset of labor, unspecified weeks of gestation
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code O42.90

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Code Classification
  • Pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O00–O99)
    • Maternal care related to the fetus and amniotic cavity and possible delivery problems (O30-O48)
      • Premature rupture of membranes (O42)

Information for Medical Professionals

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

Diagnoses for females only Additional informationCallout TooltipDiagnoses for females only
Diagnoses for females only.

Convert to ICD-9 Additional informationCallout TooltipGeneral Equivalence Map
The ICD-10 and ICD-9 GEMs are used to facilitate linking between the diagnosis codes in ICD-9-CM and the new ICD-10-CM code set. The GEMs are the raw material from which providers, health information vendors and payers can derive specific applied mappings to meet their needs.

  • Amniotic fluid leaking
  • Hydrorrhea gravidarum
  • Membrane rupture with delivery delay
  • Nitrazine yellow test for detection of rupture of amniotic membrane positive
  • Oligohydramnios
  • Oligohydramnios due to rupture of membranes
  • Premature rupture of membranes
  • Premature rupture of membranes - delivered
  • Premature rupture of membranes with antenatal problem
  • Premature rupture of membranes, labor delayed by therapy
  • Prolonged premature rupture of membranes
  • Prolonged rupture of membranes
  • Prolonged spontaneous rupture of membranes

Information for Patients

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 (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Brachial plexus injury in newborns (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Breech birth (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Caput succedaneum (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Meconium aspiration syndrome (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Premature rupture of membranes (Medical Encyclopedia)

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