Non-specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 670.0
Major puerperal infection, unspecified
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ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 670.0:
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
    • major
      • with
        • abortion - see Abortion, by type, with sepsis
        • ectopic pregnancy (see also categories 633.0-633.9) 639.0
        • molar pregnancy (see also categories 630-632) 639.0
      • following
      • puerperal, postpartum, childbirth 670.0
    • puerperal, postpartum (major) 670.0
  • Puerperal
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