ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 635.12

Legal abor w hemorr-comp

Diagnosis Code 635.12

ICD-9: 635.12
Short Description: Legal abor w hemorr-comp
Long Description: Legally induced abortion, complicated by delayed or excessive hemorrhage, complete
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 635.12

Code Classification
  • Complications of pregnancy, childbirth, and the puerperium
    • Ectopic and molar pregnancy and other pregnancy with abortive outcome (630-639)
      • 635 Legally induced abortion

Information for Patients


An abortion is a procedure to end a pregnancy. It uses medicine or surgery to remove the embryo or fetus and placenta from the uterus. The procedure is done by a licensed health care professional.

The decision to end a pregnancy is very personal. If you are thinking of having an abortion, most healthcare providers advise counseling.

  • Abortion - medical
  • Abortion - surgical
  • Abortion - surgical - aftercare
  • Ending pregnancy with medications

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Vaginal Bleeding

Also called: Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding, Uterine Bleeding

Menstruation, or period, is a woman's monthly bleeding. Abnormal vaginal bleeding is different from normal menstrual periods. It could be bleeding that is between periods, lasts several weeks, or happens before puberty or after menopause. Causes can include

  • Uterine fibroids or polyps
  • Hormone problems
  • Hormone pills, such as birth control pills and menopausal hormone therapy
  • Cancer of the cervix, ovaries, uterus or vagina
  • Thyroid problems

Bleeding during pregnancy can have several different causes. It is not always a serious problem, but to be safe you should always contact your healthcare provider.

Pelvic exams, blood tests and other procedures can help your healthcare provider diagnose the problem. Treatment depends on the cause.

  • D and C
  • Dysfunctional uterine bleeding (DUB)
  • Vaginal bleeding
  • Vaginal bleeding between periods
  • Vaginal bleeding in early pregnancy
  • Vaginal bleeding in late pregnancy
  • Vaginal bleeding in pregnancy

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