ICD-10 Diagnosis Code P38.9

Omphalitis without hemorrhage

Diagnosis Code P38.9

ICD-10: P38.9
Short Description: Omphalitis without hemorrhage
Long Description: Omphalitis without hemorrhage
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code P38.9

Valid for Submission
The code P38.9 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Certain conditions originating in the perinatal period (P00–P96)
    • Infections specific to the perinatal period (P35-P39)
      • Omphalitis of newborn (P38)

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • Abscess of paraumbilical region
  • Abscess of umbilicus
  • Cellulitis and abscess of trunk
  • Cellulitis and abscess of umbilicus
  • Cellulitis of abdominal wall
  • Cellulitis of umbilicus
  • Cellulitis of umbilicus
  • Disorder of neonatal umbilicus
  • Funisitis
  • Infantile streptococcal infection
  • Neonatal streptococcal infection
  • Omphalitis
  • Omphalitis of the newborn
  • Staphylococcal omphalitis of newborn
  • Streptococcal omphalitis of newborn
  • Umbilical discharge
  • Umbilical sepsis

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code P38.9 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

Information for Patients

Uncommon Infant and Newborn Problems

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Learning information about your baby's condition can help ease your worry. Do not be afraid to ask questions about your baby's care. By working together with your health care provider, you make sure that your baby gets the best care possible.

  • Brief resolved unexplained event -- BRUE (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Crying - excessive (0-6 months) (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Failure to thrive (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Hemorrhagic disease of the newborn (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Hyperglycemia - infants (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Neonatal respiratory distress syndrome (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Neonatal sepsis (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Neutropenia - infants (Medical Encyclopedia)

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