ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 908.5

Late eff FB in orifice

Diagnosis Code 908.5

ICD-9: 908.5
Short Description: Late eff FB in orifice
Long Description: Late effect of foreign body in orifice
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 908.5

Code Classification
  • Injury and poisoning
    • Late effects of injuries, poisonings, toxic effects, and other external causes (905-909)
      • 908 Late effects of other and unspecified injuries

Information for Medical Professionals

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Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code 908.5 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

Information for Patients

Foreign Bodies

If you've ever gotten a splinter or had sand in your eye, you've had experience with a foreign body. A foreign body is something that is stuck inside you but isn't supposed to be there. You may inhale or swallow a foreign body, or you may get one from an injury to almost any part of your body. Foreign bodies are more common in small children, who sometimes stick things in their mouths, ears, and noses.

Some foreign bodies, like a small splinter, do not cause serious harm. Inhaled or swallowed foreign bodies may cause choking or bowel obstruction and may require medical care.

  • Bezoar
  • Eye - foreign object in
  • Foreign body in the nose
  • Foreign object - inhaled or swallowed
  • Splinter removal

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