Non-specific code 2009 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 668.0
Pulmonary complications of anesthesia or other sedation in labor and delivery
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Applies To
  • Inhalation [aspiration] of stomach contents or secretions following anesthesia or other sedation in labor or delivery
  • Mendelson's syndrome following anesthesia or other sedation in labor or delivery
  • Pressure collapse of lung following anesthesia or other sedation in labor or delivery
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 668.0:
  • Aspiration
    • acid pulmonary (syndrome) 997.39
      • obstetric 668.0
  • Collapse 780.2
    • lung (massive) (see also Atelectasis) 518.0
      • pressure, during labor 668.0
  • Complications
    • anesthesia, anesthetic NEC (see also Anesthesia, complication) 995.22
      • in labor and delivery 668.9
        • affecting fetus or newborn 763.5
        • cardiac 668.1
        • central nervous system 668.2
        • pulmonary 668.0
        • specified type NEC 668.8
    • sedation during labor and delivery 668.9
      • affecting fetus or newborn 763.5
      • cardiac 668.1
      • central nervous system 668.2
      • pulmonary 668.0
      • specified type NEC 668.8
  • Inhalation
    • stomach contents or secretions (see also Asphyxia, food or foreign body) 933.1
      • in labor and delivery 668.0
  • Mendelson's syndrome (resulting from a procedure) 997.39
    • obstetric 668.0
  • Pneumonitis (acute) (primary) (see also Pneumonia) 486
    • postanesthetic
      • correct substance properly administered 507.0
      • obstetric 668.0
      • overdose or wrong substance given 968.4
        • specified anesthetic - see Table of Drugs and Chemicals
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • acid pulmonary aspiration 997.39
      • obstetric (Mendelson's) 668.0
    • Mendelson's (resulting from a procedure) 997.39
      • during labor 668.0
      • obstetric 668.0
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