Non-specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 668
Complications of the administration of anesthetic or other sedation in labor and delivery
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668 Includes
  • complications arising from the administration of a general or local anesthetic, analgesic, or other sedation in labor and delivery
668 Excludes
  • reaction to spinal or lumbar puncture (349.0)
  • spinal headache (349.0)
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