Section P10-P15Birth trauma
  1. P12 Birth injury to scalp

    1. P12.0 Cephalhematoma due to birth injury

    2. P12.1 Chignon (from vacuum extraction) due to birth injury

    3. P12.2 Epicranial subaponeurotic hemorrhage due to birth injury

      Inclusion term(s):

      • Subgaleal hemorrhage
    4. P12.3 Bruising of scalp due to birth injury

    5. P12.4 Injury of scalp of newborn due to monitoring equipment

      Inclusion term(s):

      • Sampling incision of scalp of newborn
      • Scalp clip (electrode) injury of newborn
    6. P12.8 Other birth injuries to scalp

      1. P12.81 Caput succedaneum

      2. P12.89 Other birth injuries to scalp

    7. P12.9 Birth injury to scalp, 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.