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ICD-10-CM Code O99.72
Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue complicating childbirth

BILLABLE
Billable Code
Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
Female Only
Female Only
Code is only used for female patients.
Maternity Only
Maternity Only
Code is only used for diagnoses related to pregnancy.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

O99.72 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue complicating childbirth. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


The ICD code O997 is used to code Dermatoses of pregnancy

Dermatoses of pregnancy are the inflammatory skin diseases that are specific to women while they are pregnant. While some use the term 'polymorphic eruption of pregnancy' to cover these, this term is a synonym used in the UK for Pruritic urticarial papules and plaques of pregnancy, which is the commonest of these skin conditions.

ICD 9 Code: 646.8

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #767-768 - Vaginal delivery with sterilization and or d&c.
  • DRG Group #767-768 - Vaginal delivery with operating room procedure except steril and or d&c.
  • DRG Group #774 - Vaginal delivery with complicating diagnoses.
  • DRG Group #775 - Vaginal delivery without complicating diagnoses.

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'O99.72 - Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue complicating childbirth'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code O99.72. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Other current conditions classifiable elsewhere of mother, delivered, with or without mention of antepartum condition (approximate match)

This is the official approximate match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that while there is no exact mapping between this ICD10 code O99.72 and a single ICD9 code, 648.91 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.


Parent Code: O99.7 - Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue complicating pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium

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