Lili Posted Tue 08th of May, 2012 22:48:31 PM
" I NEED DX CODE: FOR SMALL PIECE OF NUCLEUS RESIDUAL"
SuperCoder Answered Wed 09th of May, 2012 05:29:45 AM
If I would know the scenario, the reply for this question would be more specific.
There is no specific ICD-9 code for this. If the SMALL PIECE OF NUCLEUS RESIDUAL got into the eye, you can code the Dx as Foreign body eye; i.e 930.9