Tuberculous fibrosis of lung bacteriological or histological examination unknown (at present) (011.42)
ICD-9 code 011.42 for Tuberculous fibrosis of lung bacteriological or histological examination unknown (at present) is a medical classification as listed by WHO under the range -TUBERCULOSIS (010-018).
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