2017/18 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code P15.6

Subcutaneous fat necrosis due to birth injury

ICD-10-CM Coding Rules
The following code(s) above P15.6 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
In this context, annotation back-references refer to codes that contain:
  • Applicable To annotations, or
  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
  • Excludes2 annotations, or
  • Includes annotations, or
  • Note annotations, or
  • Use Additional annotations
that may be applicable to P15.6:
  • P00-P96
    2018 ICD-10-CM Range P00-P96

    Certain conditions originating in the perinatal period

    Includes
    • conditions that have their origin in the fetal or perinatal period (before birth through the first 28 days after birth) even if morbidity occurs later
    Note
    • Codes from this chapter are for use on newborn records only, never on maternal records
    Type 2 Excludes
    • congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
    • endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00-E88)
    • injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00-T88)
    • neoplasms (C00-D49)
    • tetanus neonatorum (A33)
    Certain conditions originating in the perinatal period
Approximate Synonyms ICD-10-CM P15.6 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v35.0):

Convert P15.6 to ICD-9-CM

Code History

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to P15.6:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To P15.6
P14.3 Other brachial plexus birth injuries
P14.8 Birth injuries to other parts of peripheral nervous system
P14.9 Birth injury to peripheral nervous system, unspecified
P15 Other birth injuries
P15.0 Birth injury to liver
P15.1 Birth injury to spleen
P15.2 Sternomastoid injury due to birth injury
P15.3 Birth injury to eye
P15.4 Birth injury to face
P15.5 Birth injury to external genitalia
P15.6 Subcutaneous fat necrosis due to birth injury
P15.8 Other specified birth injuries
P15.9 Birth injury, unspecified
P19 Metabolic acidemia in newborn
P19.0 Metabolic acidemia in newborn first noted before onset of labor
P19.1 Metabolic acidemia in newborn first noted during labor
P19.2 Metabolic acidemia noted at birth
P19.9 Metabolic acidemia, unspecified
P22 Respiratory distress of newborn
P22.0 Respiratory distress syndrome of newborn
P22.1 Transient tachypnea of newborn

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