Specific code 2006 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 998.2
Accidental puncture or laceration during a procedure not elsewhere classified
  • Short description: ACCIDENTAL OP LACERATION.
  • ICD-9-CM 998.2 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 998.2 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2006 version of ICD-9-CM 998.2.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 998.2: 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Accidental puncture & laceration of ear and mastoid
  • Accidental puncture and laceration of digestive system organ during digestive system procedure
  • Accidental puncture and laceration of digestive system organ during other procedure
  • Accidental puncture and laceration of ear and mastoid process during procedure
  • Accidental puncture and laceration of GI organ during GI procedure
  • Accidental puncture and laceration of GI organ during other procedure
  • Accidental puncture and laceration of the ear and mastoid process during procedure
  • Accidental puncture/laceration, gastrointestinal organ
  • Lens capsule tear, posterior, complication
  • Lens capsule tear, posterior, intraoperative complication
  • Posterior tear of lens capsule as intraoperative complication
998.2 Excludes
  • iatrogenic [postoperative] pneumothorax (512.1)
  • puncture or laceration caused by implanted device intentionally left in operation wound (996.0-996.5)
  • specified complications classified elsewhere, such as:
    • broad ligament laceration syndrome (620.6)
    • trauma from instruments during delivery (664.0-665.9)
Applies To
  • Accidental perforation by catheter or other instrument during a procedure on:
    • blood vessel
    • nerve
    • organ
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 998.2 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM D78.11 Accidental puncture and laceration of the spleen during a procedure on the spleen
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM D78.12 Accidental puncture and laceration of the spleen during other procedure
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM E36.11 Accidental puncture and laceration of an endocrine system organ or structure during an endocrine system procedure
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM E36.12 Accidental puncture and laceration of an endocrine system organ or structure during other procedure
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM G97.48 Accidental puncture and laceration of other nervous system organ or structure during a nervous system procedure
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM G97.49 Accidental puncture and laceration of other nervous system organ or structure during other procedure
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM H59.219 Accidental puncture and laceration of unspecified eye and adnexa during an ophthalmic procedure
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM H59.229 Accidental puncture and laceration of unspecified eye and adnexa during other procedure
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM H95.31 Accidental puncture and laceration of the ear and mastoid process during a procedure on the ear and mastoid process
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM H95.32 Accidental puncture and laceration of the ear and mastoid process during other procedure
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM I97.51 Accidental puncture and laceration of a circulatory system organ or structure during a circulatory system procedure
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM I97.52 Accidental puncture and laceration of a circulatory system organ or structure during other procedure
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM J95.71 Accidental puncture and laceration of a respiratory system organ or structure during a respiratory system procedure
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM J95.72 Accidental puncture and laceration of a respiratory system organ or structure during other procedure
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM K91.71 Accidental puncture and laceration of a digestive system organ or structure during a digestive system procedure
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM K91.72 Accidental puncture and laceration of a digestive system organ or structure during other procedure
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM L76.11 Accidental puncture and laceration of skin and subcutaneous tissue during a dermatologic procedure
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM L76.12 Accidental puncture and laceration of skin and subcutaneous tissue during other procedure
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM M96.820 Accidental puncture and laceration of a musculoskeletal structure during a musculoskeletal system procedure
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM M96.821 Accidental puncture and laceration of a musculoskeletal structure during other procedure
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM N99.71 Accidental puncture and laceration of a genitourinary system organ or structure during a genitourinary system procedure
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM N99.72 Accidental puncture and laceration of a genitourinary system organ or structure during other procedure
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T88.8XXA Other specified complications of surgical and medical care, not elsewhere classified, initial encounter
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 998.2:
  • Complications
    • accidental puncture or laceration during a procedure 998.2
    • surgical procedures 998.9
      • accidental puncture or laceration 998.2
      • amputation stump (late) 997.60
      • anastomosis - see Complications, anastomosis
      • burst stitches or sutures (external) 998.32
      • cardiac 997.1
        • long-term effect following cardiac surgery 429.4
        • catheter device - see Complications, catheter device
      • cataract fragments in eye 998.82
      • cecostomy malfunction 569.62
      • colostomy malfunction 569.62
      • cystostomy malfunction 997.5
      • dehiscence (of incision) (external) 998.32
      • dialysis NEC (see also Complications, dialysis) 999.9
      • disruption
        • anastomosis (internal) - see Complications, mechanical, graft
        • internal suture (line) 998.31
        • wound (external) 998.32
      • dumping syndrome (postgastrectomy) 564.2
      • elephantiasis or lymphedema 997.99
      • emphysema (surgical) 998.81
      • enterostomy malfunction 569.62
      • esophagostomy malfunction 530.87
      • evisceration 998.32
      • fistula (persistent postoperative) 998.6
      • foreign body inadvertently left in wound (sponge) (suture) (swab) 998.4
      • from nonabsorbable surgical material (Dacron) (mesh) (permanent suture) (reinforcing) (Teflon) - see Complications due to (presence of) any device, implant, or graft classified to 996.0-996.5 NEC
      • gastrointestinal NEC 997.4
      • gastrostomy malfunction 536.42
      • hematoma 998.12
      • hemorrhage 998.11
      • ileostomy malfunction 569.62
      • internal prosthetic device NEC (see also Complications, internal device) 996.70
        • hemolytic anemia 283.19
        • infection or inflammation 996.60
        • malfunction - see Complications, mechanical
        • mechanical complication - see Complications, mechanical
        • thrombus 996.70
      • jejunostomy malfunction 569.62
      • nervous system NEC 997.00
      • obstruction, internal anastomosis - see Complications, mechanical, graft
      • other body system NEC 997.99
      • peripheral vascular NEC 997.2
      • postcardiotomy syndrome 429.4
      • postcholecystectomy syndrome 576.0
      • postcommissurotomy syndrome 429.4
      • postgastrectomy dumping syndrome 564.2
      • postmastectomy lymphedema syndrome 457.0
      • postmastoidectomy 383.30
      • postvagotomy syndrome 564.2
      • postvalvulotomy syndrome 429.4
      • reattached extremity (infection) (rejection) (see also Complications, reattached, extremity) 996.90
      • respiratory NEC 997.3
      • seroma 998.13
      • shock (endotoxic) (hypovolemic) (septic) 998.0
      • shunt, prosthetic (thrombus) - see also Complications, due to (presence of) any device, implant, or graft classified to 996.0-996.5 NEC
      • specified complication NEC 998.89
      • stitch abscess 998.59
      • transplant - see Complications, graft
      • ureterostomy malfunction 997.5
      • urethrostomy malfunction 997.5
      • urinary NEC 997.5
      • vascular
      • wound infection 998.59
  • Injury 959.9
    • instrumental (during surgery) 998.2
    • surgical complication (external or internal site) 998.2
  • Laceration - see also Wound, open, by site
    • accidental, complicating surgery 998.2
  • Paralysis, paralytic (complete) (incomplete) 344.9
    • diaphragm (flaccid) 519.4
      • due to accidental section of phrenic nerve during procedure 998.2
  • Perforation, perforative (nontraumatic)
    • by
      • device, implant, or graft - see Complications, mechanical
      • foreign body left accidentally in operation wound 998.4
      • instrument (any) during a procedure, accidental 998.2
    • instrumental
      • external - see Wound, open, by site
      • pregnant uterus, complicating delivery 665.9
      • surgical (accidental) (blood vessel) (nerve) (organ) 998.2
    • surgical (accidental) (by instrument) (blood vessel) (nerve) (organ) 998.2
  • Puncture (traumatic) - see also Wound, open, by site
    • accidental, complicating surgery 998.2
    • by
      • device, implant, or graft - see Complications, mechanical
      • foreign body
        • internal organs - see also Injury, internal, by site
        • by ingested object - see Foreign body
        • left accidentally in operation wound 998.4
      • instrument (any) during a procedure, accidental 998.2
  • Tear, torn (traumatic) - see also Wound, open, by site
    • vessel, from catheter 998.2
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