• 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
  1. T19 Foreign body in genitourinary tract


    • complications due to implanted mesh (T83.7-)
    • mechanical complications of contraceptive device (intrauterine) (vaginal) (T83.3-)
    • presence of contraceptive device (intrauterine) (vaginal) (Z97.5)

    The appropriate 7th character is to be added to each code from category T19

    • A - initial encounter
    • D - subsequent encounter
    • S - sequela
    1. T19.0 Foreign body in urethra

    2. T19.1 Foreign body in bladder

    3. T19.2 Foreign body in vulva and vagina

    4. T19.3 Foreign body in uterus

    5. T19.4 Foreign body in penis

    6. T19.8 Foreign body in other parts of genitourinary tract

    7. T19.9 Foreign body in genitourinary tract, part unspecified

Abbreviations used here:

NEC Not elsewhere classifiable
This abbreviation in the Tabular List represents “other specified”. When a specific code is not available for a condition, the Tabular List includes an NEC entry under a code to identify the code as the “other specified” code.

NOS Not otherwise specified
This abbreviation is the equivalent of unspecified.