ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 998.2

Accidental op laceration

Diagnosis Code 998.2

ICD-9: 998.2
Short Description: Accidental op laceration
Long Description: Accidental puncture or laceration during a procedure, not elsewhere classified
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 998.2

Code Classification
  • Injury and poisoning (800–999)
    • Complications of surgical and medical care, not elsewhere classified (996-999)
      • 998 Other complications of procedures, not elsewhere classified

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