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Retained cortical material

Alea Posted Thu 09th of October, 2014 18:43:41 PM

I am looking for an ICD 9 code for retained cortical material post op cataract surgery.

SuperCoder Answered Fri 10th of October, 2014 05:10:18 AM

Thanks for your query.

ICD-9 code 998.82 (Cataract fragments in eye following cataract surgery) should be reported for retained cortical material post op cataract surgery.

Hope it answers your query.

Thanks!

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