ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 998.82

Ctrct frgmt frm ctr surg

Diagnosis Code 998.82

ICD-9: 998.82
Short Description: Ctrct frgmt frm ctr surg
Long Description: Cataract fragments in eye following cataract surgery
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 998.82

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

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • Cataract fragments in the eye post cataract surgery

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code 998.82 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

    • Complications
      • cataract fragments in eye� 998.82
      • surgical procedures 998.9
        • cataract fragments in eye 998.82

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