ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 997.09

Surg comp nerv systm NEC

Diagnosis Code 997.09

ICD-9: 997.09
Short Description: Surg comp nerv systm NEC
Long Description: Other nervous system complications
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 997.09

Code Classification
  • Injury and poisoning
    • Complications of surgical and medical care, not elsewhere classified (996-999)
      • 997 Complications affecting specified body systems, not elsewhere classified

Information for Medical Professionals

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