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Wegener's granulomatosis (446.4)

ICD-9 code 446.4 for Wegener's granulomatosis is a medical classification as listed by WHO under the range -DISEASES OF ARTERIES, ARTERIOLES, AND CAPILLARIES (440-449).

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Code Descriptor and Instructional Notes
Wegener's granulomatosis

Necrotizing respiratory granulomatosis

Wegener's syndrome

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