ICD-9 Diagnosis Code E871.9

Post-op foreign body NOS

Diagnosis Code E871.9

ICD-9: E871.9
Short Description: Post-op foreign body NOS
Long Description: Foreign object left in body during unspecified procedure
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code E871.9

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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