Third degree perineal laceration during delivery O70.2

  • O70.2 should not be used for reimbursement purposes. Please select a more specific diagnosis below.
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM O70.2 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of O70.2 - other international versions of ICD-10 O70.2 may differ.
Applicable To:
  • Perineal laceration, rupture or tear during delivery as in O70.1, also involving anal sphincter
  • Perineal laceration, rupture or tear during delivery as in O70.1, also involving rectovaginal septum
  • Perineal laceration, rupture or tear during delivery as in O70.1, also involving sphincter NOS
Type 1 Excludes:
  • anal sphincter tear during delivery without third degree perineal laceration (O70.4)
  • perineal laceration involving anal or rectal mucosa (O70.3)

Codes: = Billable

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.