Neonatal aspiration of meconium

Meconium Aspiration Syndrome (MAS) is defined as Respiratory distress in an Infant born through meconium-stained amniotic Fluid with roentgenographic findings consistent with MAS and whose symptoms could not be otherwise explained.


  • Pulmonary aspiration (finding)
  • meconium
  • Where it Occurs

  • Lung structure (body structure)
  • Entire lung (body structure)
  • Also Known As

  • meconium aspiration syndrome
  • meconium aspiration syndrome of newborn
  • meconium inhalation
  • MAS - [meconium aspiration syndrome]
  • meconium aspiration NOS
  • meconium aspiration syndrome NOS
  • Related ICD 10 COde

    ICD 10 Code P24.0

    14173 0.614213943481