2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code P90

Convulsions of newborn

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code Code on Newborn Record
  • P90 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM P90 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of P90 - other international versions of ICD-10 P90 may differ.
ICD-10-CM Coding Rules
  • P90 should be used on the newborn record - not on the maternal record.
Type 1 Excludes
Type 1 Excludes Help
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes. It means "not coded here". A type 1 excludes note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as P90. A type 1 excludes note is for used for when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
  • benign myoclonic epilepsy in infancy (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G40.3

    Generalized idiopathic epilepsy and epileptic syndromes

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code Also
    • MERRF syndrome, if applicable (E88.42)
    G40.3-
    )
  • benign neonatal convulsions (familial) (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G40.3

    Generalized idiopathic epilepsy and epileptic syndromes

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code Also
    • MERRF syndrome, if applicable (E88.42)
    G40.3-
    )
The following code(s) above P90 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 P90:
  • P00-P96
    2019 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
  • Convulsions in the newborn
  • Neonatal convulsions
ICD-10-CM P90 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):
  • 793 Full term neonate with major problems

Convert P90 to ICD-9-CM

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 P90:
  • Type 1 Excludes: R56
    , G40
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R56

    Convulsions, not elsewhere classified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • dissociative convulsions and seizures (F44.5)
    • epileptic convulsions and seizures (G40.-)
    • newborn convulsions and seizures (P90)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G40

    Epilepsy and recurrent seizures

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Note
    • the following terms are to be considered equivalent to intractable: pharmacoresistant (pharmacologically resistant), treatment resistant, refractory (medically) and poorly controlled
    Type 1 Excludes
    • conversion disorder with seizures (F44.5)
    • convulsions NOS (R56.9)
    • post traumatic seizures (R56.1)
    • seizure (convulsive) NOS (R56.9)
    • seizure of newborn (P90)
    Type 2 Excludes

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to P90:
  • Convulsions (idiopathic) R56.9
    - see also Seizure(s)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R56.9

    Unspecified convulsions

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Convulsion disorder
    • Fit NOS
    • Recurrent convulsions
    • Seizure(s) (convulsive) NOS
  • Fit R56.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R56.9

    Unspecified convulsions

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Convulsion disorder
    • Fit NOS
    • Recurrent convulsions
    • Seizure(s) (convulsive) NOS
    • newborn P90
  • Newborn (infant) (liveborn) (singleton) Z38.2
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z38.2

    Single liveborn infant, unspecified as to place of birth

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code Newborn/Neonate Dx (0 years) POA Exempt
    Applicable To
    • Single liveborn infant NOS
    • convulsion P90
    • seizure P90
  • Seizure(s) R56.9
    - see also Convulsions
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R56.9

    Unspecified convulsions

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Convulsion disorder
    • Fit NOS
    • Recurrent convulsions
    • Seizure(s) (convulsive) NOS
    • newborn P90

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To P90
P83.30 Unspecified edema specific to newborn
P83.39 Other edema specific to newborn
P83.4 Breast engorgement of newborn
P83.5 Congenital hydrocele
P83.6 Umbilical polyp of newborn
P83.8 Other specified conditions of integument specific to newborn
P83.81 Umbilical granuloma
P83.88 Other specified conditions of integument specific to newborn
P83.9 Condition of the integument specific to newborn, unspecified
P84 Other problems with newborn
P90 Convulsions of newborn
P91 Other disturbances of cerebral status of newborn
P91.0 Neonatal cerebral ischemia
P91.1 Acquired periventricular cysts of newborn
P91.2 Neonatal cerebral leukomalacia
P91.3 Neonatal cerebral irritability
P91.4 Neonatal cerebral depression
P91.5 Neonatal coma
P91.6 Hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy [HIE]
P91.60 …… unspecified
P91.61 Mild hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy [HIE]

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