2018/2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O86.4

Pyrexia of unknown origin following delivery

ICD-10-CM Coding Rules
Applicable To
  • Puerperal infection NOS following delivery
  • Puerperal pyrexia NOS following delivery
Type 2 Excludes
Type 2 Excludes Help
A type 2 excludes note represents "not included here". A type 2 excludes note indicates that the condition excluded is not part of the condition it is excluded from but a patient may have both conditions at the same time. When a type 2 excludes note appears under a code it is acceptable to use both the code (O86.4) and the excluded code together.
  • pyrexia during labor (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O75.2

    Pyrexia during labor, not elsewhere classified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code Maternity Dx (12-55 years) Female Dx
    O75.2
    )
The following code(s) above O86.4 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 O86.4:
  • 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
  • O85-O92
    2019 ICD-10-CM Range O85-O92

    Complications predominantly related to the puerperium

    Type 2 Excludes
    • mental and behavioral disorders associated with the puerperium (F53.-)
    • obstetrical tetanus (A34)
    • puerperal osteomalacia (M83.0)
    Complications predominantly related to the puerperium
  • O86
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O86

    Other puerperal infections

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • infection during labor (O75.3)
    • obstetrical tetanus (A34)
    Use Additional
    • code (B95-B97), to identify infectious agent
    Other puerperal infections
Approximate Synonyms ICD-10-CM O86.4 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):

Convert O86.4 to ICD-9-CM

Code History
Code annotations containing back-references to O86.4:

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to O86.4:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To O86.4
O86.1 Other infection of genital tract following delivery
O86.11 Cervicitis following delivery
O86.12 Endometritis following delivery
O86.13 Vaginitis following delivery
O86.19 Other infection of genital tract following delivery
O86.2 Urinary tract infection following delivery
O86.20 …… unspecified
O86.21 Infection of kidney following delivery
O86.22 Infection of bladder following delivery
O86.29 Other urinary tract infection following delivery
O86.4 Pyrexia of unknown origin following delivery
O86.8 Other specified puerperal infections
O86.81 Puerperal septic thrombophlebitis
O86.89 Other specified puerperal infections
O87 Venous complications and hemorrhoids in the puerperium
O87.0 Superficial thrombophlebitis in the puerperium
O87.1 Deep phlebothrombosis in the puerperium
O87.2 Hemorrhoids in the puerperium
O87.3 Cerebral venous thrombosis in the puerperium
O87.4 Varicose veins of lower extremity in the puerperium
O87.8 Other venous complications in the puerperium

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