Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code V58.78
Aftercare following surgery on the musculoskeletal system not elsewhere classified
  • Short description: Aftrcre surg MS syst NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM V58.78 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 V58.78 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
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Disease Synonyms
  • Aftercare following surgery on musculoskeletal system done
  • Aftercare for musculoskeletal system surgery
V58.78 Excludes
Applies To
  • Conditions classifiable to 710-739
Convert to ICD-10-CM: V58.78 converts approximately to:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM Z48.89 Encounter for other specified surgical aftercare
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to V58.78:
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