ICD-9 Diagnosis Code V55.4

Atten to enterostomy NEC

Diagnosis Code V55.4

ICD-9: V55.4
Short Description: Atten to enterostomy NEC
Long Description: Attention to other artificial opening of digestive tract
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code V55.4

Code Classification
  • Supplementary classification of factors influencing health status and contact with health services (E)
    • Persons encountering health services for specific procedures and aftercare (V50-V59)
      • V55 Attention to artificial openings

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • Z43.4 - Encounter for attn to oth artif openings of digestive tract

  • On examination - stoma
  • Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tube externally removable
  • Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tube internally removable

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