2022 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O71.8

Other specified obstetric trauma

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • O71.8 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • The 2022 edition of ICD-10-CM O71.8 became effective on October 1, 2021.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of O71.8 - other international versions of ICD-10 O71.8 may differ.
The following code(s) above O71.8 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 O71.8:
  • O00-O9A
    2022 ICD-10-CM Range O00-O9A

    Pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium

    • 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
  • O71
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O71

    Other obstetric trauma

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    • obstetric damage from instruments
    Other obstetric trauma
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
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change
  • 2021 (effective 10/1/2020): No change
  • 2022 (effective 10/1/2021): No change
Code annotations containing back-references to O71.8:
  • Type 1 Excludes: N89.8
    , N90
    , M62.0
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N89.8

    Other specified noninflammatory disorders of vagina

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Leukorrhea NOS
    • Old vaginal laceration
    • Pessary ulcer of vagina
    Type 1 Excludes
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N90

    Other noninflammatory disorders of vulva and perineum

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • anogenital (venereal) warts (A63.0)
    • carcinoma in situ of vulva (D07.1)
    • condyloma acuminatum (A63.0)
    • current obstetric trauma (O70.-, O71.7-O71.8)
    • inflammation of vulva (N76.-)
    • severe dysplasia of vulva (D07.1)
    • vulvar intraepithelial neoplasm III [VIN III] (D07.1)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M62.0

    Separation of muscle (nontraumatic)

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Diastasis of muscle
    Type 1 Excludes
    • diastasis recti complicating pregnancy, labor and delivery (O71.8)
    • traumatic separation of muscle- see strain of muscle by body region
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To O71.8
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
O71.7 Obstetric hematoma of pelvis
O71.8 Other specified obstetric trauma
O71.81 Laceration of uterus, not elsewhere classified
O71.82 Other specified trauma to perineum and vulva
O71.89 Other specified obstetric trauma
O71.9 Obstetric trauma, unspecified
O72 Postpartum hemorrhage
O72.0 Third-stage hemorrhage
O72.1 Other immediate postpartum hemorrhage
O72.2 Delayed and secondary postpartum hemorrhage
O72.3 Postpartum coagulation defects
O73 Retained placenta and membranes, without hemorrhage

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