ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 998.51

Infected postop seroma

Diagnosis Code 998.51

ICD-9: 998.51
Short Description: Infected postop seroma
Long Description: Infected postoperative seroma
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 998.51

Code Classification
  • Injury and poisoning
    • Complications of surgical and medical care, not elsewhere classified (996-999)
      • 998 Other complications of procedures, not elsewhere classified

Information for Medical Professionals

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Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code 998.51 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

    • Complications
      • seroma (intraoperative) (postoperative) (noninfected) 998.13
        • infected 998.51
    • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
      • seroma 998.51
    • Seroma -� (postoperative) (non-infected) 998.13
      • infected 998.51

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