2018 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code P22.0

Respiratory distress syndrome of newborn

ICD-10-CM Coding Rules
Applicable To
  • Cardiorespiratory distress syndrome of newborn
  • Hyaline membrane disease
  • Idiopathic respiratory distress syndrome [IRDS or RDS] of newborn
  • Pulmonary hypoperfusion syndrome
  • Respiratory distress syndrome, type I
The following code(s) above P22.0 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 P22.0:
  • P00-P96
    2018 ICD-10-CM Range P00-P96

    Certain conditions originating in the perinatal period

    • 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
    • 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
  • P22
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code P22

    Respiratory distress of newborn

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • respiratory arrest of newborn (P28.81)
    • respiratory failure of newborn NOS (P28.5)
    Respiratory distress of newborn
Approximate Synonyms Clinical Information ICD-10-CM P22.0 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v35.0):

Convert P22.0 to ICD-9-CM

Code History
Code annotations containing back-references to P22.0:

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to P22.0:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To P22.0
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
P22.8 Other respiratory distress of newborn
P22.9 Respiratory distress of newborn, unspecified
P23 Congenital pneumonia
P23.0 Congenital pneumonia due to viral agent
P23.1 Congenital pneumonia due to Chlamydia
P23.2 Congenital pneumonia due to staphylococcus
P23.3 Congenital pneumonia due to streptococcus, group B
P23.4 Congenital pneumonia due to Escherichia coli
P23.5 Congenital pneumonia due to Pseudomonas

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