Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 656.53
Poor fetal growth, affecting management of mother, antepartum condition or complication
  • Billable Code
  • Maternity Only Dx (12-55 years)
  • Female Only Dx
  • Short description: Poor fetal grth-antepart.
  • ICD-9-CM 656.53 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 656.53 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Fetal growth retardation, antenatal
  • Fundal height low for dates
  • IUGR, antenatal
  • Placental insufficiency affecting management of mother
  • Placental insufficiency in pregnancy
  • Slow intrauterine growth
  • Uterine fundal finding, size less than dates
ICD-9-CM Coding Information
  • 656.53 is only applicable to maternity patients aged 12 - 55 years inclusive.
  • 656.53 is only applicable to female patients.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 656.53 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM O36.5110 Maternal care for known or suspected placental insufficiency, first trimester, not applicable or unspecified
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM O36.5120 Maternal care for known or suspected placental insufficiency, second trimester, not applicable or unspecified
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM O36.5130 Maternal care for known or suspected placental insufficiency, third trimester, not applicable or unspecified
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM O36.5910 Maternal care for other known or suspected poor fetal growth, first trimester, not applicable or unspecified
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM O36.5920 Maternal care for other known or suspected poor fetal growth, second trimester, not applicable or unspecified
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM O36.5930 Maternal care for other known or suspected poor fetal growth, third trimester, not applicable or unspecified
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