Non-specific code 2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code V58.3
Attention to dressings and sutures
  • There are 3 ICD-9-CM codes below V58.3 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
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  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM V58.3: 2014.
V58.3 Excludes
  • attention to drains (V58.49)
  • planned postoperative wound closure (V58.41)
Applies To
  • Change or removal of wound packing
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