Symbols
  • LC   Limited Coverage
  • NC   Noncovered
  • HAC  HAC associated procedure
  • CC Combination Cluster
  • DRG Non-Or DRG Non Operating Room Procedure
  • Non-Or Non Operating Room Procedure
  • = New code
  • = Revised Code
  • = Male only
  • = Female only
  • Revised Text in GREEN
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Release Perineum Skin, External Approach 0HN9XZZ

ICD-10-PCS code 0HN9XZZ for Release Perineum Skin, External Approach is a medical classification as listed by WHO under the range -Skin and Breast.

Coding
Code Descriptor
Release Perineum Skin, External Approach
Character Definition
Chapter Specific Coding Guideline
Cross References
PCS→ICD-9 Vol3
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