M79.5 Residual foreign body in soft tissue

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Type 1 Excludes

foreign body granuloma of skin and subcutaneous tissue (L92.3)
foreign body granuloma of soft tissue (M60.2-)

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M00-M99 Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue (M00-M99)
M70-M79 Other soft tissue disorders (M70-M79)
M79 Other and unspecified soft tissue disorders, not elsewhere classified
M79.5 Residual foreign body in soft tissue
Type 1 Excludes
foreign body granuloma of skin and subcutaneous tissue (L92.3)
foreign body granuloma of soft tissue (M60.2-)