ICD-10 Diagnosis Code P96.9

Condition originating in the perinatal period, unspecified

Diagnosis Code P96.9

ICD-10: P96.9
Short Description: Condition originating in the perinatal period, unspecified
Long Description: Condition originating in the perinatal period, unspecified
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code P96.9

Valid for Submission
The code P96.9 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

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 Medical Professionals

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  • Abnormal fetus
  • Asthenia
  • Birth weight abnormality
  • Complaining of debility and malaise
  • Condition in fetus originating in the perinatal period
  • Disorder due to slow fetal growth, low and/or high birth weight
  • Disorder of fetal structure
  • Disorder of fetus or newborn
  • Fatigue - symptom
  • Fetal disorder
  • Fetus at risk
  • Fetus with hereditary disease
  • Fetus with hereditary disease - delivered
  • First degree perineal laceration
  • First degree perineal tear during delivery with postnatal problem
  • General health deterioration
  • Gestation abnormality
  • Known or suspected fetal abnormality
  • Perinatal disorder
  • Perinatal disorder of growth and/or development
  • Poor condition at birth without known asphyxia

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code P96.9 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

Information for Patients

Uncommon Infant and Newborn Problems

It can be scary when your baby is sick, especially when it is not an everyday problem like a cold or a fever. You may not know whether the problem is serious or how to treat it. If you have concerns about your baby's health, call your health care provider right away.

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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