Non-specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 672
Pyrexia of unknown origin during the puerperium
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Applies To
  • Postpartum fever NOS
  • Puerperal fever NOS
  • Puerperal pyrexia NOS
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 672:
  • Febris (see also Fever) 780.60
    • puerperalis 672
  • Fever 780.60
    • milk, female 672
    • puerperal, postpartum 672
  • Milk
    • fever, female 672
  • Puerperal
    • fever 672
      • meaning sepsis 670.2
      • meaning pyrexia (of unknown origin) 672
    • pyrexia (of unknown origin) 672
  • Pyrexia (of unknown origin) (P.U.O.) 780.60
    • puerperal 672
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