Excludes2

  • mental and behavioral disorders associated with the puerperium (F53.-)
  • obstetrical tetanus (A34)
  • puerperal osteomalacia (M83.0)
  1. O86 Other puerperal infections

    Use Additional code (B95-B97), to identify infectious agent

    Excludes2

    • infection during labor (O75.3)
    • obstetrical tetanus (A34)
    1. O86.0 Infection of obstetric surgical wound

      Inclusion term(s):

      • Infected cesarean delivery wound following delivery
      • Infected perineal repair following delivery
      1. O86.00 Infection of obstetric surgical wound, unspecified

      2. O86.01 Infection of obstetric surgical wound, superficial incisional site

        Inclusion term(s):

        • Subcutaneous abscess following an obstetrical procedure
        • Stitch abscess following an obstetrical procedure
      3. O86.02 Infection of obstetric surgical wound, deep incisional site

        Inclusion term(s):

        • Intramuscular abscess following an obstetrical procedure
        • Sub-fascial abscess following an obstetrical procedure
      4. O86.03 Infection of obstetric surgical wound, organ and space site

        Inclusion term(s):

        • Intraabdominal abscess following an obstetrical procedure
        • Subphrenic abscess following an obstetrical procedure
      5. O86.04 Sepsis following an obstetrical procedure

      6. O86.09 Infection of obstetric surgical wound, other surgical site

    2. O86.1 Other infection of genital tract following delivery

      1. O86.11 Cervicitis following delivery

      2. O86.12 Endometritis following delivery

      3. O86.13 Vaginitis following delivery

      4. O86.19 Other infection of genital tract following delivery

    3. O86.2 Urinary tract infection following delivery

      1. O86.20 Urinary tract infection following delivery, unspecified

        Inclusion term(s):

        • Puerperal urinary tract infection NOS
      2. O86.21 Infection of kidney following delivery

      3. O86.22 Infection of bladder following delivery

        Inclusion term(s):

        • Infection of urethra following delivery
      4. O86.29 Other urinary tract infection following delivery

    4. O86.4 Pyrexia of unknown origin following delivery

      Inclusion term(s):

      • Puerperal infection NOS following delivery
      • Puerperal pyrexia NOS following delivery
    5. O86.8 Other specified puerperal infections

      1. O86.81 Puerperal septic thrombophlebitis

      2. O86.89 Other specified puerperal infections

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.