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ICD-10-CM Code P13.1
Other birth injuries to skull

BILLABLE
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

P13.1 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of other birth injuries to skull. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


The ICD code P13 is used to code Birth trauma (physical)

Birth trauma (BT) refers to damage of the tissues and organs of a newly delivered child, often as a result of physical pressure or trauma during childbirth. The term also encompasses the long term consequences, often of a cognitive nature, of damage to the brain or cranium. Medical study of birth trauma dates to the 16th century, and the morphological consequences of mishandled delivery are described in Renaissance-era medical literature. Birth injury occupies a unique area of concern and study in the medical canon. In ICD-10 "birth trauma" occupied 49 individual codes (P10-ла15).

Specialty: Pediatrics
ICD 9 Code: 767

Position of the child is important for normal birthing procedure, head-first birth is preferred.

Coding Notes for P13.1 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 Excludes
Type-1 Excludes mean the conditions excluded are mutually exclusive and should never be coded together. Excludes 1 means "do not code here."
Cephalhematoma - instead, use code P12.0

MS-DRG Mapping

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

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'P13.1 - Other birth injuries to skull'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code P13.1. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Other injuries to skeleton due to birth trauma (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 P13.1 and a single ICD9 code, 767.3 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.


Parent Code: P13 - Birth injury to skeleton

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/P131