ICD-9 Diagnosis Code V55.9

Attn to artif open NOS

Diagnosis Code V55.9

ICD-9: V55.9
Short Description: Attn to artif open NOS
Long Description: Attention to unspecified artificial opening
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code V55.9

Code Classification
  • Supplementary classification of factors influencing health status and contact with health services
    • Persons encountering health services for specific procedures and aftercare (V50-V59)
      • V55 Attention to artificial openings

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • Z43.9 - Encounter for attention to unspecified artificial opening

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