Non-specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code V51
Aftercare involving the use of plastic surgery
  • 2015
  • Non-Billable Code

  • There are 2 ICD-9-CM codes below V51 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
V51 Includes
  • Plastic surgery following healed injury or operation
V51 Excludes
  • cosmetic plastic surgery (V50.1)
  • plastic surgery as treatment for current condition or injury-code to condition or injury
  • repair of scar tissue-code to scar
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