ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Oct 17, 2017

See: Accidental puncture and laceration of a digestive system organ or structure during a procedure

  ICD-10 Code for Accidental puncture & laceration of a digestive system organ or structure during a digestive system procedure K91.71

K91.71 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

K91.71 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 11 Diseases of the digestive system (K00-K95)
Section K90-K95 Other diseases of the digestive system (K90-K95)
Category K91 Intraoperative and postprocedural complications and disorders of digestive system, not elsewhere classified

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Related Terms to “Accidental puncture and laceration of a digestive system organ or structure during a digestive system procedure”

  • Complication(s) (from) (of)
    • intraoperative(intraprocedural)
      • puncture or laceration(accidental) (unintentional) (of)
        • digestive system
          • during procedure on digestive system - K91.71
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Questions related to K91.71 Accidental puncture and laceration of a digestive system organ or structure during a digestive system procedure

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