Retained foreign body fragments Z18- >

Type 1 Excludes
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A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes. It means "not coded here". A type 1 excludes note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as Z18. A type 1 excludes note is for used for when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
  • artificial joint prosthesis status (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z96.6

    Presence of orthopedic joint implants

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Z96.6-
    )
  • foreign body accidentally left during a procedure (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T81.5

    Complications of foreign body accidentally left in body following procedure

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    T81.5-
    )
  • foreign body entering through orifice (T15-T19
    ICD-10-CM Range T15-T19

    Effects of foreign body entering through natural orifice

    Type 2 Excludes
    • foreign body accidentally left in operation wound (T81.5-)
    • foreign body in penetrating wound - See open wound by body region
    • residual foreign body in soft tissue (M79.5)
    • splinter, without open wound - See superficial injury by body region
    • T15 Foreign body on external eye
    • T16 Foreign body in ear
    • T17 Foreign body in respiratory tract
    • T18 Foreign body in alimentary tract
    • T19 Foreign body in genitourinary tract
    )
  • in situ cardiac device (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z95
    • Z95 Presence of cardiac and vascular implants and...
      • Z95.0 Presence of cardiac pacemaker
      • Z95.1 Presence of aortocoronary bypass graft
      • Z95.2 Presence of prosthetic heart valve
      • Z95.3 Presence of xenogenic heart valve
      • Z95.4 Presence of other heart-valve replacement
      • Z95.5 Presence of coronary angioplasty implant and ...
      • Z95.8 Presence of other cardiac and vascular implan...
        • Z95.81 Presence of other cardiac implants and grafts...
          • Z95.810 Presence of automatic (implantable) cardiac d...
          • Z95.811 Presence of heart assist device
          • Z95.812 Presence of fully implantable artificial hear...
          • Z95.818 Presence of other cardiac implants and grafts...
        • Z95.82 Presence of other vascular implants and graft...
          • Z95.820 Peripheral vascular angioplasty status with i...
          • Z95.828 Presence of other vascular implants and graft...
      • Z95.9 Presence of cardiac and vascular implant and ...
    Z95.-
    )
  • organ or tissue replaced by means other than transplant (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z96
    • Z96 Presence of other functional implants
      • Z96.0 Presence of urogenital implants
      • Z96.1 Presence of intraocular lens
      • Z96.2 Presence of otological and audiological impla...
        • Z96.20 Presence of otological and audiological impla...
        • Z96.21 Cochlear implant status
        • Z96.22 Myringotomy tube(s) status
        • Z96.29 Presence of other otological and audiological...
      • Z96.3 Presence of artificial larynx
      • Z96.4 Presence of endocrine implants
        • Z96.41 Presence of insulin pump (external) (internal...
        • Z96.49 Presence of other endocrine implants
      • Z96.5 Presence of tooth-root and mandibular implant...
      • Z96.6 Presence of orthopedic joint implants
        • Z96.60 Presence of unspecified orthopedic joint impl...
        • Z96.61 Presence of artificial shoulder joint
          • Z96.611 Presence of right artificial shoulder joint
          • Z96.612 Presence of left artificial shoulder joint
          • Z96.619 Presence of unspecified artificial shoulder j...
        • Z96.62 Presence of artificial elbow joint
          • Z96.621 Presence of right artificial elbow joint
          • Z96.622 Presence of left artificial elbow joint
          • Z96.629 Presence of unspecified artificial elbow join...
        • Z96.63 Presence of artificial wrist joint
          • Z96.631 Presence of right artificial wrist joint
          • Z96.632 Presence of left artificial wrist joint
          • Z96.639 Presence of unspecified artificial wrist join...
        • Z96.64 Presence of artificial hip joint
          • Z96.641 Presence of right artificial hip joint
          • Z96.642 Presence of left artificial hip joint
          • Z96.643 …… bilateral
          • Z96.649 Presence of unspecified artificial hip joint
        • Z96.65 Presence of artificial knee joint
          • Z96.651 Presence of right artificial knee joint
          • Z96.652 Presence of left artificial knee joint
          • Z96.653 …… bilateral
          • Z96.659 Presence of unspecified artificial knee joint...
        • Z96.66 Presence of artificial ankle joint
          • Z96.661 Presence of right artificial ankle joint
          • Z96.662 Presence of left artificial ankle joint
          • Z96.669 Presence of unspecified artificial ankle join...
        • Z96.69 Presence of other orthopedic joint implants
          • Z96.691 Finger-joint replacement of right hand
          • Z96.692 Finger-joint replacement of left hand
          • Z96.693 Finger-joint replacement, bilateral
          • Z96.698 Presence of other orthopedic joint implants
      • Z96.7 Presence of other bone and tendon implants
      • Z96.8 Presence of other specified functional implan...
        • Z96.81 Presence of artificial skin
        • Z96.89 Presence of other specified functional implan...
      • Z96.9 Presence of functional implant, unspecified
    Z96.-
    ,
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z97
    • Z97 Presence of other devices
      • Z97.0 Presence of artificial eye
      • Z97.1 Presence of artificial limb (complete) (parti...
        • Z97.10 Presence of artificial limb (complete) (parti...
        • Z97.11 Presence of artificial right arm (complete) (...
        • Z97.12 Presence of artificial left arm (complete) (p...
        • Z97.13 Presence of artificial right leg (complete) (...
        • Z97.14 Presence of artificial left leg (complete) (p...
        • Z97.15 Presence of artificial arms, bilateral (compl...
        • Z97.16 Presence of artificial legs, bilateral (compl...
      • Z97.2 Presence of dental prosthetic device (complet...
      • Z97.3 Presence of spectacles and contact lenses
      • Z97.4 Presence of external hearing-aid
      • Z97.5 Presence of (intrauterine) contraceptive devi...
      • Z97.8 Presence of other specified devices
    Z97.-
    )
  • organ or tissue replaced by transplant (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z94
    • Z94 Transplanted organ and tissue status
      • Z94.0 Kidney transplant status
      • Z94.1 Heart transplant status
      • Z94.2 Lung transplant status
      • Z94.3 Heart and lungs transplant status
      • Z94.4 Liver transplant status
      • Z94.5 Skin transplant status
      • Z94.6 Bone transplant status
      • Z94.7 Corneal transplant status
      • Z94.8 Other transplanted organ and tissue status
        • Z94.81 Bone marrow transplant status
        • Z94.82 Intestine transplant status
        • Z94.83 Pancreas transplant status
        • Z94.84 Stem cells transplant status
        • Z94.89 Other transplanted organ and tissue status
      • Z94.9 Transplanted organ and tissue status, unspeci...
    Z94.-
    )
  • personal history of retained foreign body fully removed
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z87.821

    Personal history of retained foreign body fully removed

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
    Z87.821
  • superficial foreign body (non-embedded splinter) - code to superficial foreign body, by site
Includes
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  • embedded fragment (status)
  • embedded splinter (status)
  • retained foreign body status
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