Encntr for plast/recnst surg fol med proc or healed injury (Z42)

Instructional Notations

Type 1 Excludes Type 1 Excludes
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes note. It means "NOT CODED HERE!" An Excludes1 note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as the code above the Excludes1 note. An Excludes1 is used when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.

  • encounter for cosmetic plastic surgery Z41.1
  • encounter for plastic surgery for treatment of current injury - code to relevent injury