ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 635.71

Leg ab w compl NEC-inc

Diagnosis Code 635.71

ICD-9: 635.71
Short Description: Leg ab w compl NEC-inc
Long Description: Legally induced abortion, with other specified complications, incomplete
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 635.71

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 Medical Professionals

Code Edits
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Maternity diagnoses (age 12 through 55) Additional informationCallout TooltipMaternity diagnoses (age 12 through 55)
Maternity diagnoses: Age range is 12–55 years inclusive.

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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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