Specific code 2010 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 998.33
Disruption of traumatic wound repair
  • Short description: Disrpt trauma wound repr.
  • ICD-9-CM 998.33 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 998.33 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
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Convert to ICD-10-CM: 998.33 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM T81.33XA Disruption of traumatic injury wound repair, initial encounter
Approximate Synonyms
  • Disruption of repair of traumatic wound
  • Disruption of traumatic injury wound repair
  • Postoperative breakdown of traumatic injury repair
Applies To
  • Disruption or dehiscence of closure of traumatic laceration (external) (internal)
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 998.33:
  • Dehiscence
    • traumatic injury wound repair 998.33
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