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 Z18 - Retained foreign body fragments

-embedded fragment (status)
-embedded splinter (status)
-retained foreign body status

Excludes 1:
-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 removedZ87.821
-superficial foreign body (non-embedded splinter) - code to superficial foreign body, by site

 Z18.0 - Retained radioactive fragments
 Z18.01 - Retained depleted uranium fragments
 Z18.09 - Other retained radioactive fragments
 Z18.1 - Retained metal fragments
 Z18.10 - Retained metal fragments, unspecified
 Z18.11 - Retained magnetic metal fragments
 Z18.12 - Retained nonmagnetic metal fragments
 Z18.2 - Retained plastic fragments
 Z18.3 - Retained organic fragments
 Z18.31 - Retained animal quills or spines
 Z18.32 - Retained tooth
 Z18.33 - Retained wood fragments
 Z18.39 - Other retained organic fragments
 Z18.8 - Other specified retained foreign body
 Z18.81 - Retained glass fragments
 Z18.83 - Retained stone or crystalline fragments
 Z18.89 - Other specified retained foreign body fragments
 Z18.9 - Retained foreign body fragments, unspecified material