ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 999.1

Air embol comp med care

Diagnosis Code 999.1

ICD-9: 999.1
Short Description: Air embol comp med care
Long Description: Air embolism as a complication of medical care, not elsewhere classified
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 999.1

Code Classification
  • Injury and poisoning (800–999)
    • Complications of surgical and medical care, not elsewhere classified (996-999)
      • 999 Complications of medical care, not elsewhere classified

Information for Medical Professionals

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Synonyms
  • Air embolism complicating injection
  • Air embolism complicating intravenous therapy
  • Thromboembolism after infusion
  • Transfusion reaction due to air embolism

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code 999.1 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

    • Air
      • embolism (any site) (artery) (cerebral) 958.0
        • following
          • infusion, perfusion, or transfusion 999.1
    • Complications
      • transfusion (blood) (lymphocytes) (plasma) 999.80
        • embolism
          • air 999.1
    • Embolism 444.9
      • air (any site) 958.0
        • following
          • infusion, perfusion, or transfusion 999.1
      • following
        • infusion, perfusion, or transfusion
          • air 999.1

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