ICD-10-CM Code for Obesity complicating the puerperium O99.215

ICD-10 code O99.215 for Obesity complicating the puerperium is a medical classification as listed by WHO under the range - Pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium .

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Obesity complicating the puerperium


Use additional code to identify the type of obesity (E66.-)


Excludes2: diabetes mellitus (O24.-)
malnutrition (O25.-)
postpartum thyroiditis (O90.5)


Includes: conditions which complicate the pregnant state, are aggravated by the pregnancy or are a main reason for obstetric care

Excludes2: when the reason for maternal care is that the condition is known or suspected to have affected the fetus (O35-O36)

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