ICD-10 Diagnosis Code Z42.8

Encntr for oth plast/recnst surg fol med proc or heal injury

Diagnosis Code Z42.8

ICD-10: Z42.8
Short Description: Encntr for oth plast/recnst surg fol med proc or heal injury
Long Description: Encounter for other plastic and reconstructive surgery following medical procedure or healed injury
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code Z42.8

Code Classification
  • Factors influencing health status and contact with health services
    • Encounters for other specific health care (Z40-Z53)
      • Encntr for plast/recnst surg fol med proc or healed injury (Z42)

Information for Patients

Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery

Also called: Cosmetic surgery

Surgeons can reshape the appearance of body parts through cosmetic surgery. Some of the most common body parts people want to improve through surgery include

  • Breasts: Increase or reduce the size of breasts or reshape sagging breasts
  • Ears: Reduce the size of large ears or set protruding ears back closer to the head
  • Eyes: Correct drooping upper eyelids or remove puffy bags below the eyes
  • Face: Remove facial wrinkles, creases or acne scars
  • Hair: Fill in balding areas with one's own hair
  • Nose: Change the shape of the nose
  • Tummy: Flatten the abdomen

  • Abdominal wall surgery
  • Breast augmentation surgery
  • Breast lift
  • Chin augmentation
  • Eyelid lift
  • Facelift
  • Head and face reconstruction
  • Liposuction
  • Rhinoplasty

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