ICD-9 Diagnosis Code E871.8

Post-op foreign body NEC

Diagnosis Code E871.8

ICD-9: E871.8
Short Description: Post-op foreign body NEC
Long Description: Foreign object left in body during other specified procedures
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code E871.8

Code Classification
  • External causes of injury (V)
    • Misadventures to patients during surgical and medical care (E870-E876)
      • E871 Foreign object left in body during procedure
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