Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 996.69
Infection and inflammatory reaction due to other internal prosthetic device implant and graft
  • Short description: React-int pros devic NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 996.69 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 996.69 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2011 version of ICD-9-CM 996.69.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 996.69: 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Corneal graft infection
  • Infected tissue expander
  • Infection associated with catheter
  • Infection of biliary stent
  • Infection of bone allograft
  • Infection of bone graft
  • Infection of breast implant
  • Infection of cartilage graft
  • Infection of esophageal antireflux device
  • Infection of muscle graft
  • Infection of tendon graft
  • Infectious arthritis of temporomandibular joint due to internal joint prosthesis
  • Intraocular lens associated postoperative inflammation
  • Iridocorneal endothelial (ice) syndrome
  • Iridocorneal endothelial syndrome
  • Penile prosthesis infection
  • Uveitis glaucoma hyphema (UGH) syndrome
  • Uveitis glaucoma hyphema syndrome
  • Uveitis-glaucoma-hyphema syndrome
  • Uveitis-hyphema-glaucoma syndrome (disorder)
Applies To
  • Breast prosthesis
  • Ocular lens prosthesis
  • Prosthetic orbital implant
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 996.69 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T85.79XA Infection and inflammatory reaction due to other internal prosthetic devices, implants and grafts, initial encounter
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 996.69:
  • Complications
    • bile duct implant (prosthetic) NEC 996.79
      • infection or inflammation 996.69
      • mechanical 996.59
    • breast implant (prosthetic) NEC 996.79
      • infection or inflammation 996.69
      • mechanical 996.54
    • chin implant (prosthetic) NEC 996.79
      • infection or inflammation 996.69
      • mechanical 996.59
    • eye implant (prosthetic) NEC 996.79
      • infection or inflammation 996.69
      • mechanical
    • graft (bypass) (patch) - see also Complications, due to (presence of) any device, implant, or graft classified to 996.0-996.5 NEC
    • infection and inflammation
      • due to (presence of) any device, implant or graft classified to 996.0-996.5 NEC 996.60
        • arterial NEC 996.62
        • arteriovenous fistula or shunt 996.62
        • artificial heart 996.61
        • bone growth stimulator 996.67
        • breast 996.69
        • cardiac 996.61
        • catheter NEC 996.69
        • central venous catheter 999.31
        • coronary artery bypass 996.61
        • electrodes
        • gastrointestinal NEC 996.69
        • genitourinary NEC 996.65
          • indwelling urinary catheter 996.64
        • heart assist device 996.61
        • heart valve 996.61
        • Hickman catheter 999.31
        • infusion pump 996.62
        • insulin pump 996.69
        • intrauterine contraceptive device 996.65
        • joint prosthesis, internal 996.66
        • ocular lens 996.69
        • orbital (implant) 996.69
        • orthopedic NEC 996.67
        • peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC) 999.31
        • portacath (port-a-cath) 999.31
        • specified type NEC 996.69
        • triple lumen catheter 999.31
        • umbilical venous catheter 999.31
        • urinary catheter, indwelling 996.64
        • ventricular shunt 996.63
    • ocular lens implant NEC 996.79
      • infection or inflammation 996.69
      • mechanical 996.53
    • respiratory 519.9
      • device, implant or graft NEC 996.79
        • infection or inflammation 996.69
        • mechanical 996.59
      • distress syndrome, adult, following trauma or surgery 518.5
      • insufficiency, acute, postoperative 518.5
      • postoperative NEC 997.39
      • therapy NEC 999.9
  • Transplant (ed)
    • complication - see also Complications, due to (presence of) any device, implant, or graft classified to 996.0-996.5 NEC
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