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ICD-10-CM Code P14.0
Erb's paralysis due to birth injury

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

P14.0 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of erb's paralysis due to birth injury. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


The ICD code P140 is used to code Erb's palsy

Erb's palsy or Erb–Duchenne palsy is a paralysis of the arm caused by injury to the upper group of the arm's main nerves, specifically the severing of the upper trunk C5–C6 nerves. These form part of the brachial plexus, comprising the ventral rami of spinal nerves C5–C8 and thoracic nerve T1. These injuries arise most commonly, but not exclusively, from shoulder dystocia during a difficult birth. Depending on the nature of the damage, the paralysis can either resolve on its own over a period of months, necessitate rehabilitative therapy, or require surgery.

Specialty: Pediatrics
ICD 9 Code: 767.6

Brachial plexus. Erb's palsy primarily affects C5 and C6.

MS-DRG Mapping

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

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Erb-Duchenne palsy as birth trauma (disorder)

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'P14.0 - Erb's paralysis due to birth injury'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code P14.0. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Injury to brachial plexus 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 P14.0 and a single ICD9 code, 767.6 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.


Parent Code: P14 - Birth injury to peripheral nervous system

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/P140