ICD-10 Diagnosis Code O62.2

Other uterine inertia

Diagnosis Code O62.2

ICD-10: O62.2
Short Description: Other uterine inertia
Long Description: Other uterine inertia
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code O62.2

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The code O62.2 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O00–O99)
    • Complications of labor and delivery (O60-O77)
      • Abnormalities of forces of labor (O62)

Information for Medical Professionals

Code Edits
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Maternity diagnoses Additional informationCallout TooltipMaternity diagnoses
Maternity. Age range is 12–55 years inclusive (e.g., diabetes in pregnancy, antepartum pulmonary complication).

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Diagnoses for females only.

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  • Arrested active phase of labor
  • Atony of uterus
  • Cervical dystocia
  • Desultory labor
  • Finding of contraction state of uterus
  • Finding of effectiveness of uterine contraction
  • Finding of quantity of uterine contraction
  • Hypotonic uterine inertia
  • Non-effective uterine contractions
  • Reduced uterine contraction
  • Slow slope active phase of labor
  • Uterine contractions absent
  • Uterine contractions ceased
  • Uterine inertia
  • Uterus relaxed

Index of Diseases and Injuries
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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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