ICD-10 Diagnosis Code T81.9XXS

Unspecified complication of procedure, sequela

Diagnosis Code T81.9XXS

ICD-10: T81.9XXS
Short Description: Unspecified complication of procedure, sequela
Long Description: Unspecified complication of procedure, sequela
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code T81.9XXS

Valid for Submission
The code T81.9XXS is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00–T98)
    • Complications of surgical and medical care, not elsewhere classified (T80-T88)
      • Complications of procedures, not elsewhere classified (T81)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code T81.9XXS is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V35.0)


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The code T81.9XXS is exempt from POA reporting.

  • Abnormality of surgical wound
  • Airway morbidity
  • Anesthesia morbidity
  • Application AND/OR injection site disorder
  • Application site disorder
  • Cancer treatment related morbidity
  • Cardiovascular morbidity
  • Complication of administrative procedure
  • Complication of cryotherapy procedure
  • Complication of cutaneous surgery
  • Complication of diagnostic procedure
  • Complication of diathermy procedure
  • Complication of electroshock therapy
  • Complication of hydrotherapy procedure
  • Complication of introduction procedure
  • Complication of laser surgery
  • Complication of manipulation procedure
  • Complication of neonatal circumcision
  • Complication of observation procedure
  • Complication of patch testing
  • Complication of physical rehabilitation therapy procedure
  • Complication of previous biliary non-surgical procedure
  • Complication of procedure
  • Complication of puncture procedure
  • Complication of reduction procedure
  • Complication of retained tympanic ventilation tube
  • Complication of surgical procedure
  • Complication of traction procedure
  • Complication of ultrasound therapy
  • Complication of ventilation therapy
  • Disorder of dental prosthesis
  • Disorders following clinical procedure
  • Endocrine system complication of procedure
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Iatrogenic complication of vascular surgery
  • Late effect of complications of procedure
  • Phototherapy complication
  • Post gastrointestinal tract surgery hypoglycemia
  • Postoperative complication
  • Postoperative complication of wiring of sternum
  • Post-splenectomy disorder
  • Radiation therapy complication
  • Regional anesthesia morbidity
  • Respiratory morbidity
  • Surgical site reaction

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