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Sphincter

Definition: A ring-link muscle that constrictions a natural body passage or orifice and which relaxes as needed. Present in the rectum and urinary tract.

Pronunciation: sfingk´ter

Body System: Muscular

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ICD10 Codes Containing Term: sphincter

CodeDescription
K62.81 Anal sphincter tear (healed) (nontraumatic) (old)
K83.4 Spasm of sphincter of Oddi
N36.42 Intrinsic sphincter deficiency (ISD)
N36.43 Combined hypermobility of urethra and intrinsic sphincter deficiency
O70.4 Anal sphincter tear complicating delivery, not associated with third degree laceration
T83.111A Breakdown (mechanical) of implanted urinary sphincter, initial encounter
T83.111D Breakdown (mechanical) of implanted urinary sphincter, subsequent encounter
T83.111S Breakdown (mechanical) of implanted urinary sphincter, sequela
T83.121A Displacement of implanted urinary sphincter, initial encounter
T83.121D Displacement of implanted urinary sphincter, subsequent encounter
T83.121S Displacement of implanted urinary sphincter, sequela
T83.191A Other mechanical complication of implanted urinary sphincter, initial encounter
T83.191D Other mechanical complication of implanted urinary sphincter, subsequent encounter
T83.191S Other mechanical complication of implanted urinary sphincter, sequela
T83.591A Infection and inflammatory reaction due to implanted urinary sphincter, initial encounter
T83.591D Infection and inflammatory reaction due to implanted urinary sphincter, subsequent encounter
T83.591S Infection and inflammatory reaction due to implanted urinary sphincter, sequela
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