Puerperal disorder

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Puerperal disorder
Classification and external resources
Specialty obstetrics
ICD-10 O85-O92
ICD-9-CM 670-676
MeSH D011644

A puerperal disorder is a disorder which presents primarily during the puerperium.

An example is postpartum thyroiditis.

Puerperal disorders may be associated with psychiatric illness in offspring.[1]


  1. ^ Abbott R, Dunn VJ, Robling SA, Paykel ES (November 2004). "Long-term outcome of offspring after maternal severe puerperal disorder". Acta Psychiatr Scand. 110 (5): 365–73. PMID 15458560. doi:10.1111/j.1600-0447.2004.00406.x.