Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 611.3
Fat necrosis of breast
  • ICD-9-CM 611.3 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 611.3 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).
  • You are viewing the 2012 version of ICD-9-CM 611.3.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 611.3: 2013 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 611.3 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM N64.1 Fat necrosis of breast
Applies To
  • Fat necrosis (segmental) of breast
Code First
  • Code first breast necrosis due to breast graft (996.79)
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 611.3:
  • Fat
    • necrosis - see also Fatty, degeneration
  • Necrosis, necrotic
    • breast (aseptic) (fat) (segmental) 611.3
    • fat, fatty (generalized) (see also Degeneration, fatty) 272.8
    • mammary gland 611.3
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