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ICD-10-CM Code P25.2
Pneumomediastinum originating in the perinatal period

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

P25.2 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of pneumomediastinum originating in the perinatal period. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

The ICD code P252 is used to code Pneumomediastinum

Pneumomediastinum (from Greek pneuma - "air", also known as mediastinal emphysema) is pneumatosis (abnormal presence of air or other gas) in the mediastinum. First described in 1819 by René Laennec, the condition can result from physical trauma or other situations that lead to air escaping from the lungs, airways, or bowel into the chest cavity.

Specialty: Pediatrics
MeSH Codes: D008478, D008478
ICD 9 Codes: 518.1, 770.2

A CT scan showing air in the mediastinum

Source: Wikipedia

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #793 - Full term neonate with major problems.

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Perinatal pneumomediastinum (disorder)
  • Age at onset of clinical finding (observable entity)
  • < 29.0 days

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'P25.2 - Pneumomediastinum originating in the perinatal period'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code P25.2. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


Interstitial emphysema and related conditions (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 P25.2 and a single ICD9 code, 770.2 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.

Parent Code: P25 - Interstitial emphysema and related conditions originating in the perinatal period

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