Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 997.62
Infection (chronic) of amputation stump
  • Short description: Infection amputat stump.
  • ICD-9-CM 997.62 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 997.62 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: 997.62 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM T87.40 Infection of amputation stump, unspecified extremity
Approximate Synonyms
  • Amputation stump infection of left arm
  • Amputation stump infection of left leg
  • Amputation stump infection of right arm
  • Amputation stump infection of right leg
  • Amputation stump infection, left arm
  • Amputation stump infection, left leg
  • Amputation stump infection, right arm
  • Amputation stump infection, right leg
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ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 997.62:
  • Drainage
    • stump (amputation) (surgical) 997.62
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
    • stump (amputation) (posttraumatic) (surgical) 997.62
      • traumatic - see Amputation, traumatic, by site, complicated
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