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Definition: Creation of an artificial external opening into the stomach for nutritional support or gastrointestinal compression.

Pronunciation: gas-trosĀ“tah-me

Body System: Digestive

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ICD10 Codes Containing Term: gastrostomy

K94.20 Gastrostomy complication, unspecified
K94.21 Gastrostomy hemorrhage
K94.22 Gastrostomy infection
K94.23 Gastrostomy malfunction
K94.29 Other complications of gastrostomy
Z43.1 Encounter for attention to gastrostomy
Z93.1 Gastrostomy status
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