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Tuberculous pneumothorax tubercle bacilli not found by bacteriological examination but tuberculosis confirmed histologically (011.75)

ICD-9 code 011.75 for Tuberculous pneumothorax tubercle bacilli not found by bacteriological examination but tuberculosis confirmed histologically is a medical classification as listed by WHO under the range -TUBERCULOSIS (010-018).

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Tuberculous pneumothorax tubercle bacilli not found by bacteriological examination but tuberculosis confirmed histologically

[0-6]

Requires fifth digit. See beginning of section 010-018 or codes and definitions.

Use additional code to identify any associated silicosis (502)

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