Non-specific code 2009 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 996.5
Mechanical complication of other specified prosthetic device implant and graft
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Applies To
  • Mechanical complications involving:
    • prosthetic implant in:
      • bile duct
      • breast
      • chin
      • orbit of eye
    • nonabsorbable surgical material NOS
    • other graft, implant, and internal device, not elsewhere classified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 996.5:
  • Air
    • embolism (any site) (artery) (cerebral) 958.0
      • with
        • abortion - see Abortion, by type, with embolism
        • ectopic pregnancy (see also categories 633.0-633.9) 639.6
        • molar pregnancy (see also categories 630-632) 639.6
      • due to implanted device - see Complications, due to (presence of) any device, implant, or graft classified to 996.0-996.5 NEC
      • following
        • abortion 639.6
        • ectopic or molar pregnancy 639.6
        • infusion, perfusion, or transfusion 999.1
      • in pregnancy, childbirth, or puerperium 673.0
      • traumatic 958.0
  • Complications
    • anastomosis (and bypass) - see also Complications, due to (presence of) any device, implant, or graft classified to 996.0-996.5 NEC
      • hemorrhage NEC 998.11
      • intestinal (internal) NEC 997.4
        • involving urinary tract 997.5
      • mechanical - see Complications, mechanical, graft
      • urinary tract (involving intestinal tract) 997.5
    • catheter device NEC - see also Complications, due to (presence of) any device, implant, or graft classified to 996.0-996.5 NEC
      • mechanical - see Complications, mechanical, catheter
    • dialysis (hemodialysis) (peritoneal) (renal) NEC 999.9
      • catheter NEC - see also Complications, due to (presence of) any device, implant, or graft classified to 996.0-996.5 NEC
    • implant - see also Complications, due to (presence of) any device, implant, or graft classified to 996.0-996.5 NEC
      • dental placement, hemorrhagic 525.71
      • mechanical, - see Complications, mechanical, implant
    • internal device (catheter) (electronic) (fixation) (prosthetic) - see also Complications, due to (presence of) any device, implant, or graft classified to 996.0-996.5 NEC
      • mechanical - see Complications, mechanical
    • prosthetic device, internal - see also Complications, due to (presence of) any device, implant or graft classified to 996.0-996.5 NEC
      • mechanical NEC (see also Complications, mechanical) 996.59
    • reimplant NEC - see also Complications, due to (presence of) any device, implant, or graft classified to 996.0-996.5 NEC
      • bone marrow 996.85
      • extremity (see also Complications, reattached, extremity) 996.90
      • mechanical - see Complications, mechanical, reimplant
      • organ (immune or nonimmune cause) (partial) (total) (see also Complications, transplant, organ, by site) 996.80
    • shunt - see also Complications, due to (presence of) any device, implant, or graft classified to 996.0-996.5 NEC
      • mechanical - see Complications, mechanical, shunt
    • specified body system NEC
      • device, implant, or graft - see Complications, due to (presence of) any device, implant, or graft classified to 996.0-996.5 NEC
      • postoperative NEC 997.99
    • surgical procedures 998.9
      • accidental puncture or laceration 998.2
      • amputation stump (late) 997.60
      • anastomosis - see Complications, anastomosis
      • burst stitches or sutures (external) (see also Dehiscence) 998.32
      • cardiac 997.1
        • long-term effect following cardiac surgery 429.4
        • catheter device - see Complications, catheter device
      • cataract fragments in eye 998.82
      • cecostomy malfunction 569.62
      • colostomy malfunction 569.62
      • cystostomy malfunction 997.5
      • dehiscence (of incision) (external) (see also Dehiscence) 998.32
      • dialysis NEC (see also Complications, dialysis) 999.9
      • disruption (see also Dehiscence)
        • anastomosis (internal) - see Complications, mechanical, graft
        • internal suture (line) 998.31
        • wound (external) 998.32
      • dumping syndrome (postgastrectomy) 564.2
      • elephantiasis or lymphedema 997.99
      • emphysema (surgical) 998.81
      • enterostomy malfunction 569.62
      • esophagostomy malfunction 530.87
      • evisceration 998.32
      • fistula (persistent postoperative) 998.6
      • foreign body inadvertently left in wound (sponge) (suture) (swab) 998.4
      • from nonabsorbable surgical material (Dacron) (mesh) (permanent suture) (reinforcing) (Teflon) - see Complications due to (presence of) any device, implant, or graft classified to 996.0-996.5 NEC
      • gastrointestinal NEC 997.4
      • gastrostomy malfunction 536.42
      • hematoma 998.12
      • hemorrhage 998.11
      • ileostomy malfunction 569.62
      • internal prosthetic device NEC (see also Complications, internal device) 996.70
        • hemolytic anemia 283.19
        • infection or inflammation 996.60
        • malfunction - see Complications, mechanical
        • mechanical complication - see Complications, mechanical
        • thrombus 996.70
      • jejunostomy malfunction 569.62
      • nervous system NEC 997.00
      • obstruction, internal anastomosis - see Complications, mechanical, graft
      • other body system NEC 997.99
      • peripheral vascular NEC 997.2
      • postcardiotomy syndrome 429.4
      • postcholecystectomy syndrome 576.0
      • postcommissurotomy syndrome 429.4
      • postgastrectomy dumping syndrome 564.2
      • postmastectomy lymphedema syndrome 457.0
      • postmastoidectomy 383.30
      • postvagotomy syndrome 564.2
      • postvalvulotomy syndrome 429.4
      • reattached extremity (infection) (rejection) (see also Complications, reattached, extremity) 996.90
      • respiratory NEC 997.39
      • seroma 998.13
      • shock (endotoxic) (hypovolemic) (septic) 998.0
      • shunt, prosthetic (thrombus) - see also Complications, due to (presence of) any device, implant, or graft classified to 996.0-996.5 NEC
      • specified complication NEC 998.89
      • stitch abscess 998.59
      • transplant - see Complications, graft
      • ureterostomy malfunction 997.5
      • urethrostomy malfunction 997.5
      • urinary NEC 997.5
      • vascular
      • wound infection 998.59
  • Embolism 444.9
    • air (any site) 958.0
      • with
        • abortion - see Abortion, by type, with embolism
        • ectopic pregnancy (see also categories 633.0-633.9) 639.6
        • molar pregnancy (see also categories 630-632) 639.6
      • due to implanted device - see Complications, due to (presence of) any device, implant, or graft classified to 996.0-996.5 NEC
      • following
        • abortion 639.6
        • ectopic or molar pregnancy 639.6
        • infusion, perfusion, or transfusion 999.1
      • in pregnancy, childbirth, or puerperium 673.0
      • traumatic 958.0
    • due to (presence of) any device, implant, or graft classifiable to 996.0-996.5 - see Complications, due to (presence of) any device, implant, or graft classified to 996.0-996.5 NEC
  • Fibrosis, fibrotic
    • due to (presence of) any device, implant, or graft - see Complications, due to (presence of) any device, implant, or graft classified to 996.0-996.5 NEC
  • Foreign body
    • granuloma (old) 728.82
      • bone 733.99
      • in operative wound (inadvertently left) 998.4
        • due to surgical material intentionally left - see Complications, due to (presence of) any device, implant, or graft classified to 996.0-996.5 NEC
      • muscle 728.82
      • skin 709.4
      • soft tissue NEC 709.4
      • subcutaneous tissue 709.4
  • Hemorrhage, hemorrhagic (nontraumatic) 459.0
    • due to
      • any device, implant, or graft (presence of) classifiable to 996.0-996.5 - see Complications, due to (presence of) any device, implant, or graft classified to 996.0-996.5 NEC
      • intrinsic circulating anticoagulant 286.5
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
    • due to or resulting from
      • central venous catheter 999.31
      • device, implant, or graft (any) (presence of) - see Complications, infection and inflammation, due to (presence of) any device, implant, or graft classified to 996.0-996.5 NEC
      • injection, inoculation, infusion, transfusion, or vaccination (prophylactic) (therapeutic) 999.39
      • injury NEC - see Wound, open, by site, complicated
      • surgery 998.59
    • resulting from presence of shunt or other internal prosthetic device - see Complications, infection and inflammation, due to (presence of) any device, implant, or graft classified to 996.0-996.5 NEC
  • Inflammation, inflamed, inflammatory (with exudation)
    • due to (presence of) any device, implant, or graft classifiable to 996.0-996.5 - see Complications, infection and inflammation, due to (presence of) any device, implant, or graft classified to 996.0-996.5 NEC
  • Obstruction, obstructed, obstructive
    • device, implant, or graft - see Complications, due to (presence of) any device, implant, or graft classified to 996.0-996.5 NEC
  • Pain(s) (see also Painful) 780.96
    • due to (presence of) any device, implant, or graft classifiable to 996.0-996.5 - see Complications, due to (presence of) any device, implant, or graft classified to 996.0-996.5 NEC
      • malignancy (primary) (secondary) 338.3
  • Phlebitis (infective) (pyemic) (septic) (suppurative) 451.9
    • due to implanted device - see Complications, due to (presence of) any device, implant, or graft classified to 996.0-996.5 NEC
  • Reaction
    • foreign
      • body NEC 728.82
        • in operative wound (inadvertently left) 998.4
          • due to surgical material intentionally left - see Complications, due to (presence of) any device, implant, or graft classified to 996.0-996.5 NEC
      • substance accidentally left during a procedure (chemical) (powder) (talc) 998.7
        • body or object (instrument) (sponge) (swab) 998.4
  • Stenosis (cicatricial) - see also Stricture
    • due to (presence of) any device, implant, or graft classifiable to 996.0-996.5 - see Complications, due to (presence of) any device, implant, or graft classified to 996.0-996.5 NEC
  • Thrombophlebitis 451.9
    • due to implanted device - see Complications, due to (presence of) any device, implant, or graft classified to 996.0-996.5 NEC
  • Thrombosis, thrombotic (marantic) (multiple) (progressive) (vein) (vessel) 453.9
    • due to (presence of) any device, implant, or graft classifiable to 996.0-996.5 - see Complications, due to (presence of) any device, implant, or graft classified to 996.0-996.5 NEC
    • resulting from presence of shunt or other internal prosthetic device - see Complications, due to (presence of) any device, implant, or graft classifiable to 996.0-996.5 NEC
  • Transplant (ed)
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