ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 873.65

Open wound of palate

Diagnosis Code 873.65

ICD-9: 873.65
Short Description: Open wound of palate
Long Description: Open wound of palate, without mention of complication
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 873.65

Code Classification
  • Injury and poisoning
    • Open wound of head, neck, and trunk (870-879)
      • 873 Other open wound of head

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Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code 873.65 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

    • Wound, open (by cutting or piercing instrument) (by firearms) (cut) (dissection) (incised) (laceration) (penetration) (perforating) (puncture) (with initial hemorrhage, not internal) 879.8
      • palate 873.65
        • complicated 873.75

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