ICD-9 Diagnosis Code E871.5

Postcatheter forgn body

Diagnosis Code E871.5

ICD-9: E871.5
Short Description: Postcatheter forgn body
Long Description: Foreign object left in body during aspiration of fluid or tissue, puncture, and catheterization
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code E871.5

Code Classification
  • External causes of injury
    • Misadventures to patients during surgical and medical care (E870-E876)
      • E871 Foreign object left in body during procedure
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