Neonatal cold injury syndrome

neonatal cold Injury syndrome is characterized by a core Body temperature below 35C (95F) due to Exposure of the Newborn to prolonged or extremely low Environmental temperatures. Clinically it is characterized by coldness to touch, apathy, immobility, decreased Urine output and refusal of food. In addition oedema and redness of the extremities, especially the hands, feet, and face, are observed. It is commonly fatal and survivors may have evidence of Brain damage.

Also Known As

  • Cold injury syndrome of newborn
  • Related ICD 10 COde

    ICD 10 Code P80.0

    3509 0.555239915848