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ICD-10-CM Code P05.9
Newborn affected by slow intrauterine growth, unspecified

Billable Code
Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
Newborn Only
Newborn Only
Code is only used for patients less than 1 year old.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

P05.9 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of newborn affected by slow intrauterine growth, unspecified. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

The ICD code P059 is used to code Intrauterine growth restriction

Intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR) refers to poor growth of a fetus while in the mother's womb during pregnancy. The causes can be many, but most often involve poor maternal nutrition or lack of adequate oxygen supply to the fetus.

Specialty: Pediatrics
MeSH Code: D005317
ICD 9 Code: 764.9

Micrograph of villitis of unknown etiology, a placental pathology associated with IUGR. H&E stain.

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Coding Notes for P05.9 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
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Newborn affected by fetal growth retardation NOS

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #794 - Neonate with other significant problems.

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Age at onset of clinical finding (observable entity)
  • <= 28.0 days

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'P05.9 - Newborn affected by slow intrauterine growth, unspecified'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code P05.9. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


Fetal growth retardation, unspecified, unspecified [weight] (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 P05.9 and a single ICD9 code, 764.90 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.

Parent Code: P05 - Disorders of newborn related to slow fetal growth and fetal malnutrition

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