ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 23, 2017

See: Disorders of retroperitoneum

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Disorders of retroperitoneum

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More specific codes for Disorders of retroperitoneum

  • K68.1 - Retroperitoneal abscess
    • K68.11 - Postprocedural retroperitoneal abscess
    • K68.12 - Psoas muscle abscess
    • K68.19 - Other retroperitoneal abscess
  • K68.9 - Other disorders of retroperitoneum
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