ICD-9 Diagnosis Code E874.4

Instrmnt fail-catheteriz

Diagnosis Code E874.4

ICD-9: E874.4
Short Description: Instrmnt fail-catheteriz
Long Description: Mechanical failure of instrument or apparatus during aspiration of fluid or tissue, puncture, and catheterization
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code E874.4

Code Classification
  • External causes of injury (V)
    • Misadventures to patients during surgical and medical care (E870-E876)
      • E874 Mechanical failure of instrument or apparatus during procedure
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