2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T81.61

Aseptic peritonitis due to foreign substance accidentally left during a procedure

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • T81.61 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • Short description: Aseptic peritonitis due to foreign sub acc left dur proc
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM T81.61 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of T81.61 - other international versions of ICD-10 T81.61 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Chemical peritonitis
The following code(s) above T81.61 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
In this context, annotation back-references refer to codes that contain:
  • Applicable To annotations, or
  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
  • Excludes2 annotations, or
  • Includes annotations, or
  • Note annotations, or
  • Use Additional annotations
that may be applicable to T81.61:
  • S00-T88
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range S00-T88

    Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes

    Note
    • Use secondary code(s) from Chapter 20, External causes of morbidity, to indicate cause of injury. Codes within the T section that include the external cause do not require an additional external cause code
    Type 1 Excludes
    Use Additional
    • code to identify any retained foreign body, if applicable (Z18.-)
    Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes
  • T80-T88
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range T80-T88

    Complications of surgical and medical care, not elsewhere classified

    Type 2 Excludes
    • any encounters with medical care for postprocedural conditions in which no complications are present, such as:
    • artificial opening status (Z93.-)
    • closure of external stoma (Z43.-)
    • fitting and adjustment of external prosthetic device (Z44.-)
    • burns and corrosions from local applications and irradiation (T20-T32)
    • complications of surgical procedures during pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O00-O9A)
    • mechanical complication of respirator [ventilator] (J95.850)
    • poisoning and toxic effects of drugs and chemicals (T36-T65 with fifth or sixth character 1-4 or 6)
    • postprocedural fever (R50.82)
    • specified complications classified elsewhere, such as:
    • cerebrospinal fluid leak from spinal puncture (G97.0)
    • colostomy malfunction (K94.0-)
    • disorders of fluid and electrolyte imbalance (E86-E87)
    • functional disturbances following cardiac surgery (I97.0-I97.1)
    • intraoperative and postprocedural complications of specified body systems (D78.-, E36.-, E89.-, G97.3-, G97.4, H59.3-, H59.-, H95.2-, H95.3, I97.4-, I97.5, J95.6-, J95.7, K91.6-, L76.-, M96.-, N99.-)
    • ostomy complications (J95.0-, K94.-, N99.5-)
    • postgastric surgery syndromes (K91.1)
    • postlaminectomy syndrome NEC (M96.1)
    • postmastectomy lymphedema syndrome (I97.2)
    • postsurgical blind-loop syndrome (K91.2)
    • ventilator associated pneumonia (J95.851)
    Use Additional
    • code for adverse effect, if applicable, to identify drug (T36-T50 with fifth or sixth character 5)
    Complications of surgical and medical care, not elsewhere classified
  • T81
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T81

    Complications of procedures, not elsewhere classified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    Use Additional
    • code for adverse effect, if applicable, to identify drug (T36-T50 with fifth or sixth character 5)
    Complications of procedures, not elsewhere classified
  • T81.6
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T81.6

    Acute reaction to foreign substance accidentally left during a procedure

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • complications of foreign body accidentally left in body cavity or operation wound following procedure (T81.5-)
    Acute reaction to foreign substance accidentally left during a procedure
Code History
  • 2016 (effective 10/1/2015): New code (first year of non-draft ICD-10-CM)
  • 2017 (effective 10/1/2016): No change
  • 2018 (effective 10/1/2017): No change
  • 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): No change
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to T81.61:
  • Foreign body
    • accidentally left following a procedure T81.509
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T81.509

      Unspecified complication of foreign body accidentally left in body following unspecified procedure

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
      • cardiac catheterization T81.505
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T81.505

        Unspecified complication of foreign body accidentally left in body following heart catheterization

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
        • resulting in
          • acute reaction T81.60
            ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T81.60

            Unspecified acute reaction to foreign substance accidentally left during a procedure

              2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
            • aseptic peritonitis T81.61
      • causing
        • acute reaction T81.60
          ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T81.60

          Unspecified acute reaction to foreign substance accidentally left during a procedure

            2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
          • aseptic peritonitis T81.61
        • aseptic peritonitis T81.61
      • packing removal T81.507
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T81.507

        Unspecified complication of foreign body accidentally left in body following removal of catheter or packing

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
        • resulting in
          • acute reaction T81.60
            ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T81.60

            Unspecified acute reaction to foreign substance accidentally left during a procedure

              2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
            • aseptic peritonitis T81.61
      • specified procedure NEC T81.508
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T81.508

        Unspecified complication of foreign body accidentally left in body following other procedure

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
        • resulting in
          • acute reaction T81.60
            ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T81.60

            Unspecified acute reaction to foreign substance accidentally left during a procedure

              2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
            • aseptic peritonitis T81.61
      • surgical operation T81.500
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T81.500

        Unspecified complication of foreign body accidentally left in body following surgical operation

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
        • resulting in
          • acute reaction T81.60
            ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T81.60

            Unspecified acute reaction to foreign substance accidentally left during a procedure

              2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
            • aseptic peritonitis T81.61
  • Peritonitis (adhesive) (bacterial) (fibrinous) (hemorrhagic) (idiopathic) (localized) (perforative) (primary) (with adhesions) (with effusion) K65.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K65.9

    Peritonitis, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Bacterial peritonitis NOS
    • due to
      • foreign
        • substance accidentally left during a procedure T81.61 (chemical) (powder) (talc)
      • talc T81.61
    • aseptic T81.61
    • chemical T81.61
    • talc T81.61
  • Reaction - see also Disorder

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To T81.61
T81.598S …… sequela
T81.599 Other complications of foreign body accidentally left in body following unspecified procedure
T81.599A …… initial encounter
T81.599D …… subsequent encounter
T81.599S …… sequela
T81.6 Acute reaction to foreign substance accidentally left during a procedure
T81.60 Unspecified acute reaction to foreign substance accidentally left during a procedure
T81.60XA …… initial encounter
T81.60XD …… subsequent encounter
T81.60XS …… sequela
T81.61 Aseptic peritonitis due to foreign substance accidentally left during a procedure
T81.61XA …… initial encounter
T81.61XD …… subsequent encounter
T81.61XS …… sequela
T81.69 Other acute reaction to foreign substance accidentally left during a procedure
T81.69XA …… initial encounter
T81.69XD …… subsequent encounter
T81.69XS …… sequela
T81.7 Vascular complications following a procedure, not elsewhere classified
T81.71 Complication of artery following a procedure, not elsewhere classified
T81.710 Complication of mesenteric artery following a procedure, not elsewhere classified

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