Non-specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 636.6
Illegal abortion complicated by embolism
  • 2015
  • Non-Billable Code

  • There are 3 ICD-9-CM codes below 636.6 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 636.6:
  • Abortion (complete) (incomplete) (inevitable) (with retained products of conception) 637.9
    • illegal 636.9
      • with
        • damage to pelvic organ (laceration) (rupture) (tear) 636.2
        • embolism (air) (amniotic fluid) (blood clot) (pulmonary) (pyemic) (septic) (soap) 636.6
        • genital tract and pelvic infection 636.0
        • hemorrhage, delayed or excessive 636.1
        • metabolic disorder 636.4
        • renal failure 636.3
        • sepsis (genital tract) (pelvic organ) 636.0
        • shock (postoperative) (septic) 636.5
        • specified complication NEC 636.7
        • toxemia 636.3
        • unspecified complication(s) 636.8
        • urinary tract infection 636.7
      • fetus 779.6
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