Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 996.54
Mechanical complication due to breast prosthesis
  • Short description: Breast prosth malfunc.
  • ICD-9-CM 996.54 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 996.54 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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  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 996.54: 2013 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 996.54 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM T85.49XA Other mechanical complication of breast prosthesis and implant, initial encounter
Approximate Synonyms
  • Leakage of left breast implant
  • Leakage of right breast implant
  • Left breast implant leakage
  • Left breast implant malfunction
  • Left breast implant malposition
  • Left breast implant rupture
  • Malfunction of left breast implant
  • Malfunction of right breast implant
  • Malposition of left breast implant
  • Malposition of right breast implant
  • Right breast implant leakage
  • Right breast implant malfunction
  • Right breast implant malposition
  • Right breast implant rupture
  • Rupture of left breast implant
  • Rupture of right breast implant
Applies To
  • Breast capsule (prosthesis)
  • Mammary implant
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 996.54:
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