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Health supervision of foundling (V20.0)

ICD-9 code V20.0 for Health supervision of foundling is a medical classification as listed by WHO under the range -PERSONS ENCOUNTERING HEALTH SERVICES IN CIRCUMSTANCES RELATED TO REPRODUCTION AND DEVELOPMENT (V20-V29).

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