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    Default Extruded PE tube

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    What ICD-9 code would I use for extruded PE tube? I know retained foreign body in ear is not correct.

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    durham, nc


    You could use Complications, mechanical, other (996.09) since the ear tube is technically a device/implant.
    A.Dimmitt, CPC, CIRCC
    Durham, North Carolina

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