1. O32 Maternal care for malpresentation of fetus


    • the listed conditions as a reason for observation, hospitalization or other obstetric care of the mother, or for cesarean delivery before onset of labor


    • malpresentation of fetus with obstructed labor (O64.-)

    One of the following 7th characters is to be assigned to each code under category O32. 7th character 0 is for single gestations and multiple gestations where the fetus is unspecified. 7th characters 1 through 9 are for cases of multiple gestations to identify the fetus for which the code applies. The appropriate code from category O30, Multiple gestation, must also be assigned when assigning a code from category O32 that has a 7th character of 1 through 9.

    • 0 - not applicable or unspecified
    • 1 - fetus 1
    • 2 - fetus 2
    • 3 - fetus 3
    • 4 - fetus 4
    • 5 - fetus 5
    • 9 - other fetus
    1. O32.0 Maternal care for unstable lie

    2. O32.1 Maternal care for breech presentation

      Inclusion term(s):

      • Maternal care for buttocks presentation
      • Maternal care for complete breech
      • Maternal care for frank breech
    3. O32.2 Maternal care for transverse and oblique lie

      Inclusion term(s):

      • Maternal care for oblique presentation
      • Maternal care for transverse presentation
    4. O32.3 Maternal care for face, brow and chin presentation

    5. O32.4 Maternal care for high head at term

      Inclusion term(s):

      • Maternal care for failure of head to enter pelvic brim
    6. O32.6 Maternal care for compound presentation

    7. O32.8 Maternal care for other malpresentation of fetus

      Inclusion term(s):

      • Maternal care for footling presentation
      • Maternal care for incomplete breech
    8. O32.9 Maternal care for malpresentation of fetus, unspecified

Abbreviations used here:

NEC Not elsewhere classifiable
This abbreviation in the Tabular List represents “other specified”. When a specific code is not available for a condition, the Tabular List includes an NEC entry under a code to identify the code as the “other specified” code.

NOS Not otherwise specified
This abbreviation is the equivalent of unspecified.