ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 526.61

Perfor root canal space

Diagnosis Code 526.61

ICD-9: 526.61
Short Description: Perfor root canal space
Long Description: Perforation of root canal space
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 526.61

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the digestive system (520–579)
    • Diseases of oral cavity, salivary glands, and jaws (520-529)
      • 526 Diseases of the jaws

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • M27.51 - Perforation of root canal space due to endodontic treatment

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code 526.61 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

    • Perforation, perforative (nontraumatic)
      • root canal space 526.61

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