Neonatal aspiration syndromes

Aspiration of meconium, blood, amniotic fluids and gastric contents in a neonate resulting in Clinical symptoms from airway Obstruction (atelectasis, air trapping and air leaks), parenchymal Injury (pneumonitis), right-to-left shunting, and ventilation-perfusion mismatch.

Abbreviated Terms

  • neonatal pneumonia resulting from aspiration
  • massive aspiration syndrome
  • massive aspiration syndrome of newborn
  • neonatal massive aspiration syndrome
  • aspiration pneumonitis in newborn
  • neonatal aspiration pneumonia
  • neonatal aspiration with pneumonitis NOS
  • neonatal aspiration pneumonitis
  • Neonatal aspiration pneumonia NOS
  • Also Known As

  • aspiration syndrome in the newborn
  • Related ICD 10 COde

    ICD 10 Code P24

    2720 0.590167999268