ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0DFJXZZ

Fragmentation in Appendix, External Approach

ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0DFJXZZ

Short Description: Fragmentation in Appendix, External Approach
Long Description: Fragmentation in Appendix, External Approach

This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-PCS procedure code 0DFJXZZ

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The code 0DFJXZZ is a billable procedure code but might NOT BE COVERED BY MEDICARE.

ICD-10-PCS Table

Section 0 - Medical and Surgical
Body System 0D - Gastrointestinal System
Operation 0DF - Fragmentation
Body Part Approach Device Qualifier
J - Appendix X - External Z - No Device Z - No Qualifier

ICD-10-PCS Definitions

Operation Fragmentation
Breaking solid matter in a body part into pieces
Physical force (e.g., manual, ultrasonic) applied directly or indirectly is used to break the solid matter into pieces. The solid matter may be an abnormal byproduct of a biological function or a foreign body. The pieces of solid matter are not taken out
Extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy, transurethral lithotripsy
Body Part Appendix
Vermiform appendix
Approach External
Procedures performed directly on the skin or mucous membrane and procedures performed indirectly by the application of external force through the skin or mucous membrane

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