Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 996.68
Infection and inflammatory reaction due to peritoneal dialysis catheter
  • Short description: React-periton dialy cath.
  • ICD-9-CM 996.68 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 996.68 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
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Disease Synonyms
  • Peritoneal dialysis-associated peritonitis
  • Peritonitis due to infected dialysis catheter
  • Peritonitis due to infected peritoneal dialysis catheter
  • Peritonitis due to peritoneal dialysis
Applies To
  • Exit-site infection or inflammation
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 996.68 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T85.71XA Infection and inflammatory reaction due to peritoneal dialysis catheter, initial encounter
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 996.68:
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