T89.01: Complications of open wound: Foreign body (with or without infection)

You have an open wound that is causing problems.

There is a foreign object in your wound. Where there are foreign objects in a wound, the wound may become inflamed or be slow to heal. When an open wound becomes inflamed it may turn red and swell up. You might also have pain and a high temperature.

Additional indicator

On medical documents, the ICD code is often appended by letters that indicate the diagnostic certainty or the affected side of the body.

  • G: Confirmed diagnosis
  • V: Tentative diagnosis
  • Z: Condition after
  • A: Excluded diagnosis
  • L: Left
  • R: Right
  • B: Both sides

Further information


This information is not intended for self-diagnosis and does not replace professional medical advice from a doctor. If you find an ICD code on a personal medical document, please also note the additional indicator used for diagnostic confidence.
Your doctor will assist you with any health-related questions and explain the ICD diagnosis code to you in a direct consultation if necessary.


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