ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 996.56

Comp-periton dialys cath

Diagnosis Code 996.56

ICD-9: 996.56
Short Description: Comp-periton dialys cath
Long Description: Mechanical complication due to peritoneal dialysis catheter
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 996.56

Code Classification
  • Injury and poisoning (800–999)
    • Complications of surgical and medical care, not elsewhere classified (996-999)
      • 996 Complications peculiar to certain specified procedures

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