2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O71

Other obstetric trauma

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • O71 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM O71 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of O71 - other international versions of ICD-10 O71 may differ.
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  • obstetric damage from instruments
The following code(s) above O71 contain annotation back-references
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  • Applicable To annotations, or
  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
  • Excludes2 annotations, or
  • Includes annotations, or
  • Note annotations, or
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that may be applicable to O71:
  • O00-O9A
    2019 ICD-10-CM Range O00-O9A

    Pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium

    Note
    • CODES FROM THIS CHAPTER ARE FOR USE ONLY ON MATERNAL RECORDS, NEVER ON NEWBORN RECORDS
    • Codes from this chapter are for use for conditions related to or aggravated by the pregnancy, childbirth, or by the puerperium (maternal causes or obstetric causes)
    • Trimesters are counted from the first day of the last menstrual period. They are defined as follows:
    • 1st trimester- less than 14 weeks 0 days
    • 2nd trimester- 14 weeks 0 days to less than 28 weeks 0 days
    • 3rd trimester- 28 weeks 0 days until delivery
    Type 1 Excludes
    • supervision of normal pregnancy (Z34.-)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • mental and behavioral disorders associated with the puerperium (F53.-)
    • obstetrical tetanus (A34)
    • postpartum necrosis of pituitary gland (E23.0)
    • puerperal osteomalacia (M83.0)
    Use Additional
    • code from category Z3A, Weeks of gestation, to identify the specific week of the pregnancy, if known.
    Pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium
Code History
  • 2016 (effective 10/1/2015): New code (first year of non-draft ICD-10-CM)
  • 2017 (effective 10/1/2016): No change
  • 2018 (effective 10/1/2017): No change
  • 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): No change
Code annotations containing back-references to O71:
  • Type 1 Excludes: S37
    , S37.6
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S37

    Injury of urinary and pelvic organs

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code Also
    • any associated open wound (S31.-)
    Type 1 Excludes
    • obstetric trauma to pelvic organs (O71.-)
    Type 2 Excludes
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S37.6

    Injury of uterus

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • injury to gravid uterus (O9A.2-)
    • injury to uterus during delivery (O71.-)
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To O71
O70.0 First degree perineal laceration during delivery
O70.1 Second degree perineal laceration during delivery
O70.2 Third degree perineal laceration during delivery
O70.20 …… unspecified
O70.21 …… IIIa
O70.22 …… IIIb
O70.23 …… IIIc
O70.3 Fourth degree perineal laceration during delivery
O70.4 Anal sphincter tear complicating delivery, not associated with third degree laceration
O70.9 Perineal laceration during delivery, unspecified
O71 Other obstetric trauma
O71.0 Rupture of uterus (spontaneous) before onset of labor
O71.00 Rupture of uterus before onset of labor, unspecified trimester
O71.02 Rupture of uterus before onset of labor, second trimester
O71.03 Rupture of uterus before onset of labor, third trimester
O71.1 Rupture of uterus during labor
O71.2 Postpartum inversion of uterus
O71.3 Obstetric laceration of cervix
O71.4 Obstetric high vaginal laceration alone
O71.5 Other obstetric injury to pelvic organs
O71.6 Obstetric damage to pelvic joints and ligaments

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