ICD-10-CM Code for Retained wood fragments Z18.33

ICD-10 code Z18.33 for Retained wood fragments is a medical classification as listed by WHO under the range - Factors influencing health status and contact with health services .

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Retained wood fragments


Includes: embedded fragment (status)
embedded splinter (status)
retained foreign body status

Excludes1: artificial joint prosthesis status (Z96.6-)
foreign body accidentally left during a procedure (T81.5-)
foreign body entering through orifice (T15-T19)
in situ cardiac device (Z95.-)
organ or tissue replaced by means other than transplant (Z96.-, Z97.-)
organ or tissue replaced by transplant (Z94.-)
personal history of retained foreign body fully removed Z87.821
superficial foreign body (non-embedded splinter) - code to superficial foreign body, by site

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