Non-specific code 2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code V90
Retained foreign body
  • There are 6 ICD-9-CM codes below V90 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 V90: 2014 2015.
V90 Excludes
  • artificial joint prosthesis status (V43.60-V43.69)
  • foreign body accidentally left during a procedure (998.4)
  • foreign body entering through orifice (930.0-939.9)
  • in situ cardiac devices (V45.00-V45.09)
  • organ or tissue replaced by other means (V43.0-V43.89)
  • organ or tissue replaced by transplant (V42.0-V42.9)
  • personal history of retained foreign body removed (V15.53)
  • superficial foreign body (splinter) (categories 910-917 and 919 with 4th character 6 or 7, 918.0)
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