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Outcome of delivery (V27)

ICD-9 code V27 for Outcome of delivery 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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Outcome of delivery

Note: This category is intended for the coding of the outcome of delivery on the mother's record.

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