National Vital Statistics System

Instructions for the Automated Classification of the Initiating and Multiple Causes of Fetal Deaths – Appendix – 2022

APPENDIX A - Standard Abbreviations and Symbols

When an abbreviation is reported on the certificate, refer to this list to determine what the abbreviation represents. If an abbreviation represents more than one term, determine the correct abbreviation by using other information on the certificate. If no determination can be made, use abbreviation for first term listed.

A2GDM          class A2 gestational diabetes mellitus

AAA            abdominal aortic aneurysm

AAS            aortic arch syndrome

AAT            alpha-antitrypsin

AAV            AIDS-associated virus

AB             abdomen; abortion; asthmatic bronchitis

ABD            abdomen

ABE            acute bacterial endocarditis

ABS            acute brain syndrome

ACA            adenocarcinoma

ACD            arteriosclerotic coronary disease

ACH            adrenal cortical hormone

ACT            acute coronary thrombosis

ACTH           adrenocorticotrophic hormone

ACVD           arteriosclerotic cardiovascular disease

ADEM           acute disseminated encephalomyelitis

ADH            antidiuretic hormone

ADS            antibody deficiency syndrome

AEG            air encephalogram

AF             auricular or atrial fibrillation; acid fast

AFB            acid-fast bacillus

AGG            agammaglobulinemia

AGL            acute granulocytic leukemia

AGN            acute glomerulonephritis

AGS            adrenogenital syndrome

AHA            acquired hemolytic anemia; autoimmune hemolytic anemia

AHD            arteriosclerotic heart disease

AHHD           arteriosclerotic hypertensive heart disease

AHG            anti-hemophilic globulin deficiency

AHLE           acute hemorrhagic leukoencephalitis

AI             aortic insufficiency; additional information

AIDS           acquired immunodeficiency syndrome

AKA            above knee amputation

ALC            alcoholism

ALL            acute lymphocytic leukemia

ALS            amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

AMI            acute myocardial infarction

AML            acute myelocytic leukemia

ANS            arteriolonephrosclerosis

AOD            arterial occlusive disease

AODM           adult onset diabetes mellitus

AOM            acute otitis media

AP             angina pectoris; anterior and posterior repair; artificial pneumothorax; anterior pituitary

A&P            anterior and posterior repair

APC            auricular premature contraction; acetylsalicylic acid, acetophenetidin, and caffeine

APE            acute pulmonary edema; anterior pituitary extract

APH            antepartum hemorrhage

AR             aortic regurgitation

ARC            AIDS-related complex

ARDS           adult respiratory distress syndrome

ARF            acute respiratory failure; acute renal failure

ARM            artificial rupture of membranes

ARV            AIDS-related virus

ARVD           arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia

AS             arteriosclerotic; arteriosclerosis; aortic stenosis

ASA            acetylsalicylic acid (aspirin)

ASAD           arteriosclerotic artery disease

ASCAD          arteriosclerotic coronary artery disease

ASCD           arteriosclerotic coronary disease

ASCHD          arteriosclerotic coronary heart disease

ASCRD          arteriosclerotic cardiorenal disease

ASCVA          arteriosclerotic cerebrovascular accident

ASCVD          arteriosclerotic cardiovascular disease

ASCVR          arteriosclerotic cardiovascular renal disease

ASCVRD         arteriosclerotic cardiovascular renal disease

ASD            atrial septal defect

ASDHD          arteriosclerotic decompensated heart disease

ASHCVD         arteriosclerotic hypertensive cardiovascular disease

ASHD           arteriosclerotic heart disease; atrioseptal heart defect

ASHHD          arteriosclerotic hypertensive heart disease

ASHVD          arteriosclerotic hypertensive vascular disease

ASO            arteriosclerosis obliterans

ASPVD          arteriosclerotic peripheral vascular disease

ASVD           arteriosclerotic vascular disease

ASVH(D)        arteriosclerotic vascular heart disease

AT             atherosclerosis; atherosclerotic; atrial tachycardia; antithrombin

ATC            all-terrain cycle

ATN            acute tubular necrosis

ATS            arteriosclerosis

ATSHD          arteriosclerotic heart disease

ATV            all-terrain vehicle

AUL            acute undifferentiated leukemia

AV             arteriovenous; atrioventricular; aortic valve

AVF            arterio-ventricular fibrillation; arteriovenous fistula

AVH            acute viral hepatitis

AVNRT          atrioventricular nodal re-entrant tachycardia

AVP            aortic valve prosthesis

AVR            aortic valve replacement

AVRT           atrioventricular nodal re-entrant tachycardia

AWMI           anterior wall myocardial infarction

AZT            azidothymidine

BA             basilar artery; basilar arteriogram; bronchial asthma

B&B            bronchoscopy and biopsy

BBB            bundle branch block

B&C            biopsy and cauterization

BCE            basal cell epithelioma

BE             barium enema

BEH            benign essential hypertension

BGL            Bartholin gland

BKA            below knee amputation

BL             bladder; bucolingual; blood loss; Burkitt lymphoma

BMR            basal metabolism rate

BNA            bladder neck adhesions

BNO            bladder neck obstruction

BOMSA          bilateral otitis media serous acute

BOMSC          bilateral otitis media serous chronic

BOW            'bag of water' (membrane)

B/P, BP        blood pressure

BPH            benign prostate hypertrophy

BSA            body surface area

BSO            bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy

BSP            Bromosulfaphthalein (test)

BTL            bilateral tubal ligation

BUN            blood, urea, and nitrogen test

BVL            bilateral vas ligation

B&W            Baldy-Webster suspension (uterine)

BX             biopsy

BX CX          biopsy cervix

Ca             cancer

CA             cancer; cardiac arrest; carotid arteriogram

CABG           coronary artery bypass graft

CABS           coronary artery bypass surgery

CAD            coronary artery disease

CAG            chronic atrophic gastritis

CAO            coronary artery occlusion; chronic airway obstruction

CAR            cardiac arrest

CAS            cerebral arteriosclerosis

CASCVD         chronic arteriosclerotic cardiovascular disease

CASHD          chronic arteriosclerotic heart disease

CAT            computerized axial tomography

CB             chronic bronchitis

CBC            complete blood count

CBD            common bile duct; chronic brain disease

CBS            chronic brain syndrome

CCF            chronic congestive failure

CCI            chronic cardiac or coronary insufficiency

CF             congestive failure; cystic fibrosis; Christmas factor (PTC)

CFT            chronic follicular tonsillitis

CGL            chronic granulocytic leukemia

CGN            chronic glomerulonephritis

CHA            congenital hypoplastic anemia

CHB            complete heart block

CHD            congestive heart disease; coronary heart disease; congenital heart disease; Chediak-Higaski Disease

CHF            congestive heart failure

C2H5OH         ethyl alcohol

CI             cardiac insufficiency; cerebral infarction

CID            cytomegalic inclusiondisease

CIS            carcinoma in situ

CJD            Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease

CLD            chronic lung disease; chronic liver disease

CLL            chronic lymphatic leukemia; chronic lymphocytic leukemia

CMID           cytomegalic inclusion disease

CML            chronic myelocytic leukemia

CMM            cutaneous malignant melanoma

CMV            cytomegalic virus

CNHD           congenital nonspherocytic hemolytic disease

CNS            central nervous system

CO             carbon monoxide

COAD           chronic obstructive airway disease

CO2            carbon dioxide

COBE           chronic obstructive bullous emphysema

COBS           chronic organic brain syndrome

COFS           cerebro-oculo-facio-skeletal

COOMBS         test for Rh sensitivity

COLD           chronic obstructive lung disease

COPD           chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

COPE           chronic obstructive pulmonary emphysema

CP             cerebral palsy; cor pulmonale

C&P            cystoscopy and pyelography

CPB            cardiopulmonary bypass

CPC            chronic passive congestion

CPD            cephalopelvic disproportion; contagious pustular dermatitis

CPE            chronic pulmonary emphysema

CRD            chronic renal disease

CREST          calcinosis cutis, Raynaud phenomenon, sclerodactyly, and telangiectasis

CRF            cardiorespiratory failure; chronic renal failure

CRST           calcinosis cutis, Raynaud phenomenon, sclerodactyly, and telangiectasis

CS             coronary sclerosis; cesarean section; cerebro-spinal

CSF            cerebral spinal fluid

CSH            chronic subdural hematoma

CSM            cerebrospinal meningitis

CT             computer tomography; cerebral thrombosis; coronary thrombosis

CTD            congenital thymic dysplasia

CU             cause unknown

CUC            chronic ulcerative colitis

CUP            cystoscopy, urogram, pyelogram (retro)

CUR            cystocele, urethrocele, rectocele

CV             cardiovascular; cerebrovascular

CVA            cerebrovascular accident

CV accident    cerebral vascular accident

CVD            cardiovascular disease

CVHD           cardiovascular heart disease

CVI            cardiovascular insufficiency; cerebrovascular insufficiency

CVID common variable immunodeficiency

CVRD           cardiovascular renal disease

CWP            coalworker pneumoconiosis

CX             cervix

DA             degenerative arthritis

DBI            phenformin hydrochloride

D&C            dilation and curettage

DCR            dacrocystorhinostomy

D&D            drilling and drainage; debridement and dressing

D&E            dilation and evacuation

DFU            dead fetus in utero

DIC            disseminated intravascular coagulation

DILD           diffuse infiltrative lung disease

DIP            distal interphalangeal joint; desquamative interstitial pneumonia

DJD            degenerative joint disease

DM             diabetes mellitus

DMT            dimethyltriptamine

DOA            dead on arrival

DOPS           diffuse obstructive pulmonary syndrome

DPT            diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus vaccine

DR             diabetic retinopathy

DS             Down syndrome

DT             due to; delirium tremens

D/T            due to; delirium tremens

DU             diagnosis unknown; duodenal ulcer

DUB            dysfunctional uterine bleeding

DUI            driving under influence

DVT            deep vein thrombosis

DWI            driving while intoxicated

DX             dislocation; diagnosis; disease

EBV            Epstein-Barr virus

ECCE           extracapsular cataract extraction

ECG            electrocardiogram

E coli         Escherichia coli

ECT            electric convulsive therapy

EDC            expected date of confinement

EEE            Eastern equine encephalitis

EEG            electroencephalogram

EFE            endocardial fibroelastosis

EGL            eosinophilic granuloma of lung

EH             enlarged heart; essential hypertension

EIOA           excessive intake of alcohol

EKC            epidemic keratoconjunctivitis

EKG            electrocardiogram

EKP            epikeratoprosthesis

ELF            elective low forceps

EMC            encephalomyocarditis

EMD            electromechanical dissociation

EMF            endomyocardial fibrosis

EMG            electromyogram

EN             erythema nodosum

ENT            ear, nose, and throat

EP             ectopic pregnancy

ER             emergency room

ERS            evacuation of retained secundines

ESRD           end-stage renal disease

EST            electric shock therapy

ETOH           ethyl alcohol

EUA            exam under anesthesia

EWB            estrogen withdrawal bleeding

FB             foreign body

FBS            fasting blood sugar

Fe             symbol for iron

FGD            fatal granulomatous disease

FHS            fetal heart sounds

FHT            fetal heart tone

FLSA           follicular lymphosarcoma

FME            full-mouth extraction

FS             frozen section; fracture site

FT             full term

FTA            fluorescent treponemal antibody test

FTD            fronto-temporal dementia

5FU            fluorouracil

FUB            functional uterine bleeding

FULG           fulguration

FUO            fever unknown origin

FX             fracture

FYI            for your information

GAS            generalized arteriosclerosis

GB             gallbladder; Guillain-Barre (syndrome)

GC             gonococcus; gonorrhea; general circulation (systemic)

GE             gastroesophageal

GEN            generalized

GERD           gastroesophageal reflux disease

GI             gastrointestinal

GIB            gastrointestinal bleeding

GIST           gastrointestinal stromal tumor

GIT            gastrointestinal tract

GMSD           grand mal seizure disorder

GOK            God only knows

GSW            gunshot wound

GTT            glucose tolerance test

Gtt            drop

GU             genitourinary; gastric ulcer

GVHR           graft-versus-host reaction

GYN            gynecology

HA             headache

HAA            hepatitis-associated antigen

HASCVD         hypertensive arteriosclerotic cardiovascular disease

HASCVR         hypertensive arteriosclerotic cardiovascular renal disease

HASHD          hypertensive arteriosclerotic heart disease

HBP            high blood pressure

HC             Huntington chorea

HCAP           health care associated pneumonia

HCPS           Hantivirus (cardio) pulmonary syndrome, Hantavirus cardiopulmonary syndrome

HCT            hematocrit

HCVD           hypertensive cardiovascular disease

HCVRD          hypertensive cardiovascular renal disease

HD             Hodgkin disease; heart disease

HDN            hemolytic disease of newborn

HDS            herniated disc syndrome

HEM            hemorrhage

HF             heart failure; hay fever

HGB; Hgb       hemoglobin

HHD            hypertensive heart disease

HIV            human immunodeficiency virus

HMD            hyaline membrane disease

HN2            nitrogen mustard

HNP            herniated nucleus pulposus

H/O            history of

HPN            hypertension

HPS            Hantavirus pulmonary syndrome

HPVD           hypertensive pulmonary vascular disease

HRE            high-resolution electrocardiology

HS             herpes simplex; Hurler syndrome

HSV            herpes simplex virus

HTLV           human T-cell lymphotropic virus

HTLV           human T-cell lymphotropic

III/LAV        virus-III/lymphadenopathy- associated virus

HTLV-3         human T-cell lymphotropic virus-III

HTLV-III       human T-cell lymphotropic virus-III

HTN            hypertension

HVD            hypertensive vascular disease

Hx             history of

IADH           inappropriate antidiuretic hormone

IASD           interatrial septal defect

ICCE           intracapsular cataract extraction

ICD            intrauterine contraceptive device

I&D            incision and drainage

ID             incision and drainage

IDA            iron deficiency anemia

IDD            insulin-dependent diabetes

IDDI           insulin-dependent diabetes

IDDM           insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus

IGA            immunoglobin A

IHD            ischemic heart disease

IHSS           idiopathic hypertrophic subaortic stenosis

IIAC           idiopathic infantile arterial calcification

ILD            interstitial lung disease; ischemic leg disease

IM             intramuscular; intramedullary; infectious mononucleosis

IMPP           intermittent positive pressure

INAD           infantile neuroaxonal dystrophy

INC            incomplete

INE            infantile necrotizing encephalomyelopathy

INF            infection; infected; infantile; infarction

INH            isoniazid; inhalation

INS            idiopathic nephrotic syndrome

IRDM           insulin resistant diabetes mellitus

IRHD           inactive rheumatic heart disease

IRIS           immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome

ISD            interatrial septal defect

ITP            idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura

IU             intrauterine

IUCD           intrauterine contraceptive device

IUD            intrauterine device (contraceptive); intrauterine death

IUFD           intrauterine fetal death

IUP            intrauterine pregnancy

IV             intervenous; intravenous

IVC            intravenous cholangiography; inferior vena cava

IVCC           intravascular consumption coagulopathy

IVD            intervertebral disc

IVH            intraventricular hemorrhage

IVP            intravenous pyelogram

IVSD           intraventricular septal defect

IVU            intravenous urethrography

IWMI           inferior wall myocardial infarction

JAA            juxtaposition of atrial appendage

JBE            Japanese B encephalitis

KFS            Klippel-Feil syndrome

KS             Klinefelter syndrome

KUB            kidney, ureter, bladder

K-W            Kimmelstiel-Wilson disease or syndrome

LAP            laparotomy

LAV            lymphadenopathy-associated virus

LAV/HTLV-III   lymphadenopathy-associated virus/human T-cell lymphotrophic virus-III

LBBB           left bundle branch block

LBNA           lysis bladder neck adhesions

LBW            low birth weight

LBWI           low birth weight infant

LCA            left coronary artery

LDH            lactic dehydrogenase

LE             lupus erythematosus; lower extremity; left eye

LKS            liver, kidney, spleen

LL             lower lobe

LLL            left lower lobe

LLQ            lower left quadrant

LMA            left mentoanterior (position of fetus)

LML            left middle lobe; left mesiolateral

LMCAT          left middle cerebral artery thrombosis

LML            left mesiolateral; left mediolateral (episiotomy)

LMP            last menstrual period; left mento-posterior (position of fetus)

LN             lupus nephritis

LOA            left occipitoanterior

LOMCS          left otitis media chronic serous

LP             lumbar puncture

LRI            lower respiratory infection

LS             lumbosacral; lymphosarcoma

LSD            lysergic acid diethylamide

LSK            liver, spleen, kidney

LUL            left upper lobe

LUQ            left upper quadrant

LV             left ventricle

LVF            left ventricular failure

LVH            left ventricular hypertrophy

MAC            mycobacterium avium complex

MAI            mycobacterium avium intracellulare

MAL            malignant

MBAI           mycobacterium avium intracellulare

MBD            minimal brain damage

MD             muscular dystrophy; manic depressive; myocardial damage

MDA            methylene dioxyamphetamine

MEA            multiple endocrine adenomatosis

MF             myocardial failure; myocardial fibrosis; mycosis fungoides

MGN            membranous glomerulonephritis

MHN            massive hepatic necrosis

MI             myocardial infarction; mitral insufficiency

MPC            meperidine, promethazine, chlorpromazine

MRS            methicillin resistant staphylococcal

MRSA           methicillin resistant staphylococcal aureus

MRSAU          methicillin resistant staphylococcal aureus

MS             multiple sclerosis; mitral stenosis

MSOF           multi-system organ failure

MT             malignant teratoma

MUA            myelogram

MVP            mitral valve prolapse

MVR            mitral valve regurgitation; mitral valve replacement

NACD           no anatomical cause of death

NAFLD          nonalcoholic fatty liver disease

NCA            neurocirculatory asthenia

NDI            nephrogenic diabetes insipidus

NEG            negative

NFI            no further information

NFTD           normal full-term delivery

NG             nasogastric

NH3            symbol for ammonia

NIDD           non-insulin-dependent diabetes

NIDDI          non-insulin-dependent diabetes

NIDDM          non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus

NSTEMI         non-ST-elevation myocardial infarction

N&V            nausea and vomiting

NVD            nausea, vomiting, diarrhea

OA             osteoarthritis

OAD            obstructive airway disease

OB             obstetrical

OBS            organic brain syndrome

OBST           obstructive; obstetrical

OD             overdose; oculus dexter (right eye); occupational disease

OHD            organic heart disease

OLT            orthotopic liver transplant

OM             otitis media

OMI            old myocardial infarction

OMS            organic mental syndrome

ORIF           open reduction, internal fixation

OS             oculus sinister (left eye); occipitosacral (fetal position)

OT             occupational therapy; old TB

OU             oculus uterque (each eye); both eyes

PA             pernicious anemia; paralysis agitans; pulmonary artery; peripheral arteriosclerosis

PAC            premature auricular contraction; phenacetin, aspirin, caffeine

PAF            paroxysmal auricular fibrillation

PAOD           peripheral arterial occlusive disease; peripheral arteriosclerosis occlusive disease

PAP            primary atypical pneumonia

PAS            pulmonary artery stenosis

PAT            pregnancy at term; paroxysmal auricular tachycardia

Pb             chemical symbol for lead

PCD            polycystic disease

PCF            passive congestive failure

PCP            pentachlorophenol; pneumocystis carinii pneumonia

PCT            porphyria cutanea tarda

PCV            polycythemia vera

PDA            patent ductus arteriosus

PE             pulmonary embolism; pleural effusion; pulmonary edema

PEG            percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy; pneumoencephalography

PEGT           percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tube

PET            pre-eclamptic toxemia

PG             pregnant; prostaglandin

PGH            pituitary growth hormone

PH             past history; prostatic hypertrophy; pulmonary hypertension

PI             pulmonary infarction

PID            pelvic inflammatory disease; prolapsed intervertebral disc

PIE            pulmonary interstitial emphysema

PIP            proximal interphalangeal joint

PKU            phenylketonuria

PMD            progressive muscular dystrophy

PMI            posterior myocardial infarction; point of maximum impulse

PML            progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy

PN             pneumonia; periarteritis nodosa; pyelonephritis

PO             postoperative; by mouth

POC            product of conception

POE            point (or portal) of entry

PP             postpartum

POSS           possible; possibly

PPD            purified protein derivative test for tuberculosis

PPH            postpartum hemorrhage

PPLO           pleuropneumonia-like organism

PPROM          preterm premature rupture of membranes

PPS            postpump syndrome

PPT            precipitated; prolonged prothrombin time

PREM           prematurity

PROB           probably

PROM           premature rupture of membranes

PSVT           paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia

PT             paroxysmal tachycardia; pneumothorax; prothrombin time

PTA            persistent truncus arteriosus

PTC            plasma thromboplastin component

PTCA           percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty

PTL            preterm labor

PTLA           percutaneous transluminal laser angioplasty

PU             peptic ulcer

PUD            peptic ulcer disease; pulmonary disease

PUO            pyrexia of unknown origin

P&V            pyloroplasty and vagotomy

PVC            premature ventricular contraction

PVD            peripheral vascular disease; pulmonary vascular disease

PVI            peripheral vascular insufficiency

PVL            periventricular leukomalacia

PVT            paroxysmal ventricular tachycardia

PVS            premature ventricular systole (contraction)

PWI            posterior wall infarction

PWMI           posterior wall myocardial infarction

PX             pneumothorax

R              right

RA             rheumatoid arthritis; right atrium; right auricle

RAAA           ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm

RAD            rheumatoid arthritis disease; radiation absorbed dose

RAI            radioactive iodine

RBBB           right bundle branch block

RBC            red blood cells

RCA            right coronary artery

RCS            reticulum cell sarcoma

RD             Raynaud disease; respiratory disease

RDS            respiratory distress syndrome

RE             regional enteritis

REG            radioencephalogram

RESP           respiratory

RHD            rheumatic heart disease

RLF            retrolental fibroplasia

RLL            right lower lobe

RLQ            right lower quadrant

RMCA           right middle cerebral artery

RMCAT          right middle cerebral artery thrombosis

RML            right middle lobe

RMLE           right mediolateral episiotomy

RNA            ribonucleic acid

RND            radical neck dissection

R/O            rule out

RSA            reticulum cell sarcoma

RSR            regular sinus rhythm

Rt             right

RT             recreational therapy; right

RTA            renal tubular acidosis

RUL            right upper lobe

RUQ            right upper quadrant

RV             right ventricle

RVH            right ventricular hypertrophy

RVT            renal vein thrombosis

RX             drugs or other therapy or treatment

SA             sarcoma; secondary anemia

SACD           subacute combined degeneration

SARS           severe acute respiratory syndrome

SBE            subacute bacterial endocarditis

SBO            small bowel obstruction

SBP            spontaneous bacterial peritonitis

SC             sickle cell

SCC            squamous cell carcinoma

SCI            subcoma insulin; spinal cord injury

SD             spontaneous delivery; septal defect; sudden death

SDAT           senile dementia Alzheimer type

SDII           sudden death in infancy

SDS            sudden death syndrome

SEPT           septicemia

SF             scarlet fever

SGA            small for gestational age

SH             serum hepatitis

SI             saline injection

SIADH          syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone

SICD           sudden infant crib death

SID            sudden infant death

SIDS           sudden infant death syndrome

SIRS           systemic inflammatory response syndrome

SLC            short leg cast

SLE            systemic lupus erythematosus; Saint Louis encephalitis

SMR            submucous resection

SNB            scalene node biopsy

SO or S&O      salpingo-oophorectomy

SOB            shortness of breath

SOM            secretory otitis media

SOR            suppurative otitis, recurrent

S/P            status post

SPD            sociopathic personality disturbance

SPP            suprapubic prostatectomy

SQ             subcutaneous

S/R            schizophrenic reaction; sinus rhythm

S/p P/T        schizophrenic reaction, paranoid type

SSE            soapsuds enema

SSKI           saturated solution potassium iodide

SSPE           subacute sclerosing panencephalitis

STAPH          staphylococcal; staphylococcus

STB            stillborn

STREP          streptococcal; streptococcus

STS            serological test for syphilis

STSG           split thickness skin graft

SUBQ           subcutaneous

SUD            sudden unexpected death

SUDI           sudden unexplained death of an infant

SUID           sudden unexpected infant death

SVC            superior vena cava

SVD            spontaneous vaginal delivery

SVT            superventricular tachycardia

Sx             symptoms

SY             syndrome

T&A            tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy

TAH            total abdominal hysterectomy

TAL            tendon achilles lengthening

TAO            triacetyloleandomycin (antibiotic); thromboangiitis obliterans

TAPVR          total anomalous pulmonary venous return

TAR            thrombocytopenia absent radius (syndrome)

TAT            tetanus anti-toxin

TB             tuberculosis; tracheobronchitis

TBC, Tbc       tuberculosis

TCI            transient cerebral ischemia

TEF            tracheoesophageal fistula

TF             tetralogy of Fallot

TGV            transposition great vessels

THA            total hip arthroplasty

TI             tricuspid insufficiency

TIA            transient ischemic attack

TIE            transient ischemic episode

TL             tubal ligation

TM             tympanic membrane

TOA            tubo-ovarian abscess

TP             thrombocytopenic purpura

TR             tricuspid regurgitation, transfusion reaction

TSD            Tay-Sachs disease

TTP            thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura

TUI            transurethral incision

TUR            transurethral resection (NOS) (prostate)

TURP           transurethral resection of prostate

TVP            total anomalous venous return

UC             ulcerative colitis

UGI            upper gastrointestinal

UL             upper lobe

UNK            unknown

UP             ureteropelvic

UPJ            ureteropelvic junction

URI            upper respiratory infection

UTI            urinary tract infection

VAMP           vincristine, amethopterine, 6-mercaptopurine, and prednisone

VB             vinblastine

VC             vincristine

VD             venereal disease

VDRL           venereal disease research lab

VEE            Venezuelan equine encephalomyelitis

VF             ventricular fibrillation

VH             vaginal hysterectomy; viral hepatitis

VL             vas ligation

VM             viomycin

V&P            vagotomy and pyloroplasty

VPC, VPCS      ventricular premature contractions

VR             valve replacement

VSD            ventricular septal defect

VT             ventricular tachycardia

WBC            white blood cell

WC             whooping cough

WE             Western encephalomyelitis

W/O            without

WPW            Wolfe-Parkinson-White syndrome

YF             yellow fever

ZE             Zollinger-Ellison (syndrome)

'              minute

"              second(s)

<              less than

>              greater than

              decreased

c

s

00 11        secondary to

00 11 to     secondary to

 

APPENDIX B
Synonymous Sites/Terms

When a condition of a stated anatomical site is indexed in Volume 3, code condition of stated site as indexed. If stated site is not indexed, code condition of synonymous site.

                                                                           

 Alimentary canal          Gastrointestinal tract                          

                                                                           

 Body                      Torso, trunk                                    

                                   &nbspnbsp;                                       

 Brain                     Anterior fossa, basal ganglion, central nervous 

                           system, cerebral, cerebrum, frontal, occipital, 

                           parietal, pons, posterior fossa, prefrontal,    

                           temporal, III and IV ventricle                  

                           Note: Do not use brain when ICD provides for    

                           CNS under the reported condition.               

                                                                           

 Cardiac                   Heart                                           

                                                                           

 Chest                     Thorax                                          

                                                                           

 Geriatric                 Senile                                          

                                                                           

 Greater sac               Peritoneum                                      

                                                                           

 Hepatic                   Liver                                           

                                                                           

 Hepatocellular            Liver                                           

                                                                           

 Intestine                 Bowel, colon                                    

                                                                           

 Kidney                    Renal                                           

                                                                           

 Larynx                    Epiglottis, glottis, subglottis, supraglottis,  

                           vocal cords                                     

                                                                           

 Lesser sac                Peritoneum                                      

                                                                           

 Nasopharynx, pharynx      Throat                                          

                                                                           

 Pulmonary                 Lung                                            

                                                                           

 Right\left hemispheric    Code brain                                      

                                                                           

 Hemispheric NOS           Do not assume brain                             

                                                                           

 Right\left ventricle      Heart                                           

                                                                           

 Third\fourth ventricle    Brain                                           

                                                                           

 LLL, LUL, RLL, RML, RUL   Lobes of the lungs when reported with           

                           lobectomy, pneumonia, etc                       

                                                                           

 

APPENDIX C
Code for Place of Occurrence of Fetal Death Injuries and External Causes

0.       Home

Excludes:        Abandoned or derelict house (8)
Home under construction, but not yet occupied (6)
Institutional place of residence (1)
Office in home (5)

About home

Apartment

Bed and breakfast

Boarding house

Cabin (any type)

Caravan (trailer) park - residential

Condominium

Farm house

Dwelling

Hogan

Home premises

Home sidewalk

Home swimming pool

House (residential) (trailer)

Noninstitutional place of residence

Penthouse

Private driveway to home

Private garage

Private garden to home

Private walk to home

Private wall to home

Residence

Rooming house

Storage building at apartment

Swimming pool in private home, private garden, apartment or residence

Townhome

Trailer camp or court

Yard (any part) (area) (front) (residential)

Yard to home

1.       Residential institution

Almshouse

Army camp

Assisted Living

Board and care facility

Children’s home

Convalescent home

Correctional center

Detox center

Dormitory

Fraternity house

Geriatric center

Halfway house

Home for the sick

Hospice

Institution (any type)

Jail

Mental Hospital

Military (camp) (reservation)

Nurse’s home

Nursing home

Old people’s home

Orphanage

Penitentiary

Pensioner’s home

Prison

Prison camp

Reform school

Retirement home

Sorority house

State hospital

2.       School, other institution and public administrative area

Excludes:        Building under construction (6)
Residential institution (1)
Sports and athletic areas (3)

          Armory                           Police station or cell

          Assembly hall                    Post office

          Campus                           Private club

          Child center                     Public building

          Church                           Public hall

          Cinema                           Salvation army

          Clubhouse                        School (grounds) (yard)

          College                          School (private) (public) (state)

          Country club (grounds)           Theatre

          Court house                      Turkish bath

          Dance hall                       University

          Day nursery (day care)           YMCA

          Drive in theater                 Youth center

          Fire house                       YWCA

          Gallery

          Health club

          Health resort

          Health spa

          Hospital (parking lot)

          Institute of higher learning

          Kindergarten

          Library

          Mission

          Movie house

          Museum

          Music hall

          Night club

          Opera house

          Playground, school

          Police precinct

 

3.       Sports and athletics area

Excludes:        Swimming pool or tennis court in private home or garden (0)

Baseball field

Basketball court

Cricket ground

Dude ranch

Fives court

Football field

Golf course

Gymnasium

Hockey field

Ice palace

Racecourse

Riding school

Rifle range - NOS

Skating rink

Sports ground

Sports palace

Squash court

Stadium

Swimming pool (private) (public)

Tennis court

4.       Street and highway

Alley

Border crossing

Bridge NOS

Freeway

Interstate

Motorway

Named street/highway/interstate

Pavement

Road (public)

Roadside

Sidewalk NOS

          Walkway

 

5.       Trade and service area

Excludes:        Garage in private home (0)

Airport

Animal hospital

Bank

Bar

Body shop

Cafe

Car dealership

Casino

Electric company

Filling station

Funeral home

Garage - place of work

Garage away from highway except home

Garage building (for car storage)

Garage NOS

Gas station

Hotel (pool)

Laundry Mat

Loading platform - store

Mall

Market (grocery or other commodity)

Motel

Office (building) (in home)

Parking garage

Radio/television broadcasting station

Restaurant

Salvage lot, named

Service station

Shop, commercial

Shopping center (shopping mall)

Spa

Station (bus) (railway)

Storage Unit

Store

Subway (stairs)

Tourist court

Tourist home

Warehouse

6.       Industrial and construction areas

Building under construction

Coal pit

Coal yard

Construction (area, job or site)

Dairy processing plant

Dockyard

Dry dock

Electric tower

Factory (building) (premises)

Foundry

Gas works

Grain elevator

Gravel pit

Highway under construction

Industrial yard

Loading platform - factory

Logging operation area

Lumber yard

Mill pond

Oil field

Oil rig and other offshore installations

Oil well

Plant, industrial

Power-station (coal) (nuclear) (oil)

Produce building

Railroad track or trestle

Railway yard

Sand pit

Sawmill

Sewage disposal plant

Shipyard

Shop

Substation (power)

Subway track

Tannery

Tunnel under construction             

Water filtration plant

Wharf  

Workshop         

7.       Farm

Excludes:        Farm house and home premises of farm (0)

Barn NOS

Barnyard

Corncrib

Cornfield

Dairy (farm) NOS

Farm buildings

Farm pond or creek

Farmland under cultivation

Field, numbered or specialized

Gravel pit on farm

Orange grove

Orchard

Pasture

Ranch NOS

Range NOS

Silo

State Farm

8.       Other specified places

Abandoned gravel pit                  Military training ground

Abandoned public building or home     Mountain

Air force firing range                Mountain resort

Balcony                               Named city

Bar pit or ditch                      Named lake

Beach NOS (named) (private)           Named room

Beach resort                          Named town

Boy’s camp                            Nursery NOS

Building NOS                          Open field

Bus stop                              Park (amusement) (any) (public)

Camp                                  Parking lot

Camping grounds                       Parking place

Campsite                              Pier

Canal                                 Pipeline (oil)

Caravan site NOS                      Place of business NOS

Cemetery                              Playground NOS

City dump                             Pond or pool (natural)

Community jacuzzi                     Porch

Creek (bank) (embankment)             Power line pole

Damsite                               Prairie

Derelict house                        Private property

Desert                                Public place NOS

Ditch                                 Public property

Dock NOS                              Railway line

Driveway                              Reservoir (water)

Excavation site                       Resort NOS

Fairgrounds                           River

Field NOS                             Room (any)

Forest                                Sea

Fort                                  Seashore NOS

Hallway                               Seashore resort

Harbor                                Sewer

Hill                                  Specified address

Holiday camp                          Stream

Irrigation canal or ditch             Swamp

Junkyard                              Trail (bike)

Kitchen                               Vacation resort

Lake NOS                              Woods

Lake resort                           Zoo

Manhole

Marsh

 

9.       Unspecified place

Bathtub

Bed

Camper (trailer)

Commode

Country

Downstairs

Fireplace

Hot tub

Jobsite

Near any place

On job

Outdoors NOS

Parked car

Rural

Sofa

Table

Tree

Vehicle (any)

 

APPENDIX D
ICD-10 Codes Valid for Causes of Fetal Death

A000

A001

A009

A010

A011

A012

A013

A014

A020

A021

A022

A028

A029

A030

A031

A032

A033

A038

A039

A040

A041

A042

A043

A044

A045

A046

A047

A048

A049

A050

A051

A052

A053

A058

A059

A060

A061

A062

A063

A064

A065

A066

A067

A068

A069

A072

A073

A078

A079

A082

A083

A084

A085

A090

A099

A162

A163

A164

A165

A167

A168

A169

A170

A171

A178

A179

A180

A181

A182

A183

A184

A185

A186

A187

A188

A190

A191

A192

A198

A199

A200

A201

A202

A203

A207

A208

A209

A210

A211

A212

A213

A217

A218

A219

A220

A221

A222

A227

A228

A229

A230

A231

A232

A233

A238

A239

A240

A241

A242

A243

A244

A250

A251

A259

A260

A267

A268

A269

A270

A278

A279

A280

A281

A282

A288

A289

A300

A301

A303

A305

A308

A309

A310

A311

A318

A319

A320

A321

A327

A328

A329

A360

A361

A362

A363

A368

A369

A370

A371

A378

A379

A38

A390

A391

A392

A393

A394

A395

A398

A399

A420

A421

A422

A427

A428

A429

A430

A431

A438

A439

A440

A441

A448

A449

A46

A480

A482

A483

A484

A488

A490

A491

A492

A493

A498

A499

A500

A502

A503

A504

A505

A509

A540

A541

A542

A543

A544

A545

A546

A548

A549

A600

A601

A609

A65

A660

A661

A662

A663

A664

A665

A666

A667

A669

A670

A671

A673

A679

A680

A681

A689

A690

A691

A692

A698

A699

A70

A750

A751

A752

A753

A759

A770

A771

A772

A773

A778

A779

A78

A790

A791

A798

A799

A800

A802

A803

A804

A809

A810

A811

A812

A818

A819

A820

A821

A829

A830

A831

A832

A833

A834

A835

A836

A838

A839

A840

A841

A848

A849

A850

A851

A852

A858

A86

A870

A871

A872

A878

A879

A880

A881

A888

A89

A90

A91

A920

A921

A922

A923

A924

A928

A929

A930

A931

A932

A938

A94

A950

A951

A959

A960

A961

A962

A968

A969

A980

A981

A982

A983

A984

A985

A988

A99

B000

B001

B002

B003

B004

B005

B007

B008

B009

B010

B011

B012

B018

B019

B020

B021

B022

B023

B027

B028

B029

B03

B04

B050

B051

B052

B053

B054

B058

B059

B080

B150

B159

B160

B161

B162

B169

B170

B171

B178

B179

B180

B181

B182

B188

B189

B190

B199

B200

B201

B202

B203

B204

B205

B206

B208

B209

B210

B211

B212

B220

B221

B222

B230

B231

B232

B238

B24

B250

B251

B252

B258

B259

B260

B261

B262

B263

B268

B269

B270

B271

B278

B279

B330

B331

B332

B333

B334

B338

B340

B341

B342

B343

B344

B348

B349

B380

B381

B382

B383

B384

B387

B388

B389

B390

B391

B392

B393

B394

B395

B399

B400

B401

B402

B403

B407

B408

B409

B410

B417

B418

B419

B420

B421

B427

B428

B429

B430

B431

B432

B438

B439

B440

B441

B442

B447

B448

B449

B450

B451

B452

B453

B457

B458

B459

B460

B461

B462

B463

B464

B465

B468

B469

B470

B471

B479

B480

B481

B482

B483

B484

B487

B488

B49

B500

B508

B509

B510

B518

B519

B520

B528

B529

B530

B531

B538

B54

B550

B551

B552

B559

B560

B561

B569

B570

B571

B572

B573

B574

B575

B580

B581

B582

B583

B588

B589

B59

B600

B601

B602

B608

B64

B650

B651

B652

B653

B658

B659

B660

B661

B662

B663

B664

B665

B668

B669

B670

B671

B672

B673

B674

B675

B676

B677

B678

B679

B680

B681

B689

B690

B691

B698

B699

B700

B701

B710

B711

B718

B719

B72

B73

B740

B741

B743

B744

B748

B749

B75

B760

B761

B768

B769

B770

B778

B779

B780

B781

B787

B789

B79

B80

B810

B811

B812

B813

B814

B818

B820

B829

B830

B831

B832

B833

B834

B838

B839

B870

B871

B872

B873

B874

B878

B879

B880

B881

B882

B883

B888

B889

B89

B99

C000

C001

C002

C003

C004

C005

C006

C008

C009

C01

C020

C021

C022

C023

C024

C028

C029

C030

C031

C039

C040

C041

C048

C049

C050

C051

C052

C058

C059

C060

C061

C062

C068

C069

C07

C080

C081

C088

C089

C090

C091

C098

C099

C100

C101

C102

C103

C104

C108

C109

C110

C111

C112

C113

C118

C119

C12

C130

C131

C132

C138

C139

C140

C142

C148

C150

C151

C152

C153

C154

C155

C158

C159

C160

C161

C162

C163

C164

C165

C166

C168

C169

C170

C171

C172

C173

C178

C179

C180

C181

C182

C183

C184

C185

C186

C187

C188

C189

C19

C20

C210

C211

C212

C218

C220

C221

C222

C223

C224

C227

C229

C23

C240

C241

C248

C249

C250

C251

C252

C253

C254

C257

C259

C260

C261

C268

C269

C300

C301

C310

C311

C312

C313

C318

C319

C321

C322

C323

C328

C329

C33

C340

C341

C342

C343

C348

C349

C37

C380

C381

C382

C383

C384

C388

C390

C398

C399

C400

C401

C402

C403

C408

C409

C410

C411

C412

C413

C414

C419

C430

C431

C432

C433

C434

C435

C436

C437

C438

C439

C440

C441

C442

C443

C444

C445

C446

C447

C448

C449

C450

C451

C452

C457

C459

C460

C461

C462

C463

C467

C468

C469

C470

C471

C472

C473

C474

C475

C476

C478

C479

C480

C481

C482

C488

C490

C491

C492

C493

C494

C495

C496

C498

C499

C500

C501

C502

C503

C504

C505

C506

C508

C509

C510

C511

C512

C518

C519

C52

C530

C531

C538

C539

C540

C541

C542

C543

C548

C549

C55

C56

C570

C571

C572

C573

C574

C577

C578

C579

C600

C601

C602

C608

C609

C61

C620

C621

C629

C630

C631

C632

C637

C638

C639

C64

C65

C66

C670

C671

C672

C673

C674

C675

C676

C677

C678

C679

C680

C681

C688

C689

C690

C691

C692

C693

C694

C695

C696

C698

C699

C700

C701

C709

C710

C711

C712

C713

C714

C715

C716

C717

C718

C719

C720

C721

C722

C723

C724

C725

C728

C729

C73

C740

C741

C749

C750

C751

C752

C753

C754

C755

C758

C759

C760

C761

C762

C763

C764

C765

C767

C768

C80

C810

C811

C812

C813

C817

C819

C820

C821

C822

C827

C829

C830

C831

C832

C833

C834

C835

C836

C837

C838

C839

C840

C841

C842

C962

C963

C967

C969

D000

D001

D002

D010

D011

D012

D013

D014

D015

D017

D019

D020

D021

D022

D023

D024

D030

D031

D032

D033

D034

D035

D036

D037

D038

D039

D040

D041

D042

D043

D044

D045

D046

D047

D048

D049

D050

D051

D057

D059

D060

D061

D067

D069

D070

D071

D072

D073

D074

D075

D076

D090

D091

D092

D093

D097

D099

D100

D101

D102

D103

D104

D105

D106

D107

D109

D110

D117

D119

D120

D121

D122

D123

D124

D125

D126

D127

D128

D129

D130

D131

D132

D133

D134

D135

D136

D137

D139

D140

D141

D142

D143

D144

D150

D151

D152

D157

D160

D161

D162

D163

D164

D165

D166

D167

D168

D169

D170

D171

D172

D173

D174

D175

D176

D177

D179

D180

D181

D190

D191

D197

D199

D200

D201

D210

D211

D212

D213

D214

D215

D216

D219

D220

D221

D222

D223

D224

D225

D226

D227

D229

D230

D231

D232

D233

D234

D235

D236

D237

D239

D24

D250

D251

D252

D259

D260

D261

D267

D269

D27

D280

D281

D282

D287

D289

D290

D291

D292

D293

D294

D297

D299

D300

D301

D302

D303

D304

D307

D309

D310

D311

D312

D313

D314

D315

D316

D319

D320

D321

D329

D330

D331

D332

D333

D334

D337

D339

D34

D350

D351

D352

D353

D354

D355

D356

D357

D358

D359

D360

D361

D367

D369

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