Specific code 2008 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 996.54
Mechanical complication of breast prosthesis
  • Short description: BREAST PROSTH MALFUNC.
  • ICD-9-CM 996.54 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 996.54 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
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Disease Synonyms
  • Mechanical complication due to breast prosthesis
Applies To
  • Breast capsule (prosthesis)
  • Mammary implant
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 996.54 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T85.49XA Other mechanical complication of breast prosthesis and implant, initial encounter
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 996.54:
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