Residual foreign body in soft tissue M79.5

  • M79.5 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM M79.5 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of M79.5 - other international versions of ICD-10 M79.5 may differ.
Type 1 Excludes:
  • foreign body granuloma of skin and subcutaneous tissue (L92.3)
  • foreign body granuloma of soft tissue (M60.2-)

Codes: = Billable

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.