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ICD-10-CM Code P93.0
Grey baby syndrome

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

P93.0 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of grey baby syndrome. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

The ICD code P93 is used to code Gray baby syndrome

Gray baby syndrome (also termed Gray or Grey syndrome) is a rare but serious side effect that occurs in newborn infants (especially premature babies) following the intravenous administration of the antimicrobial chloramphenicol.

Specialty: Pediatrics
ICD 9 Code: 779.4
Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for P93.0 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
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Grey syndrome from chloramphenicol administration in newborn

MS-DRG Mapping

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

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Gray syndrome from chloramphenicol administration in newborn (disorder)

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'P93.0 - Grey baby syndrome'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code P93.0. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Gray syndrome(newborn) (P93.0)
Grey syndrome(newborn) (P93.0)


Drug reactions and intoxications specific to newborn (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 P93.0 and a single ICD9 code, 779.4 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.

Parent Code: P93 - Reactions and intoxications due to drugs administered to newborn

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