Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 997.99
Complications affecting other specified body systems, not elsewhere classified
  • Short description: Surg compl-body syst NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 997.99 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 997.99 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2012 version of ICD-9-CM 997.99.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 997.99: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Astigmatism, postop condition
  • Bilat cystoid macular edema post cataract surgery
  • Bilat keratopathy after cataract surgery
  • Bilat postsurgical chorioretinal scars
  • Bilateral cystoid macular edema after cataract surgery
  • Bilateral keratopathy following cataract surgery
  • Bilateral postsurgical chorioretinal scar
  • Cystoid macular edema after cataract surgery
  • Cystoid macular edema after cataract surgery both eyes
  • Cystoid macular edema post cataract surgery
  • Disorder of filtering bleb
  • Disorder of stoma
  • Endocrine system complication of procedure
  • Eyelid ptosis, postop condition
  • Filtering bleb complication
  • Irregular astigmatism, postop condition
  • Keratopathy after cataract surgery
  • Keratopathy after cataract surgery, both eyes
  • Keratopathy following cataract surgery
  • L cystoid macular edema post cataract surgery
  • L keratopathy after cataract surgery
  • L postsurgical chorioretinal scars
  • LASIK complication ,visual distortion or entoptic phenomena
  • LASIK complication ,visual distortion or floaters
  • Leaking filtering bleb
  • Left cystoid macular edema after cataract surgery
  • Left keratopathy after cataract surgery
  • Left keratopathy following cataract surgery
  • Left postsurgical chorioretinal scar
  • Left postsurgical chorioretinal scars
  • Lymphocele after surgical procedure
  • Mucositis following chemotherapy
  • Necrosis of stoma
  • Persistent wound pain
  • Postoperative cystoid macular edema
  • Postoperative endophthalmitis
  • Postoperative irregular astigmatism
  • Postoperative ptosis of eyelid
  • Postprocedural adrenocortical hypofunction
  • Postprocedural subglottic stenosis
  • Postsurgical chorioretinal scar
  • Postsurgical chorioretinal scars
  • Postsurgical chorioretinal scars, both eyes
  • Postsurgical lymphedema
  • R cystoid macular edema post cataract surgery
  • R keratopathy after cataract surgery
  • R postsurgical chorioretinal scars
  • Reproductive system complication of procedure
  • Right cystoid macular edema after cataract surgery
  • Right keratopathy after cataract surgery
  • Right keratopathy following cataract surgery
  • Right postsurgical chorioretinal scar
  • Right postsurgical chorioretinal scars
  • Strabismus following retinal surgery
  • Surgically induced astigmatism
  • Visual distortion or entoptic phenomena complicating LASIK
  • Vitreous syndrome following cataract surgery
  • Vitreous touch syndrome
Applies To
  • Vitreous touch syndrome
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 997.99 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM E89.89 Other postprocedural endocrine and metabolic complications and disorders
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM H59.099 Other disorders of unspecified eye following cataract surgery
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM H59.88 Other intraoperative complications of eye and adnexa, not elsewhere classified
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM H59.89 Other postprocedural complications and disorders of eye and adnexa, not elsewhere classified
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM M96.89 Other intraoperative and postprocedural complications and disorders of the musculoskeletal system
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 997.99:
  • Adhesion(s), adhesive (postinfectional) (postoperative)
    • postoperative (gastrointestinal tract) (see also Adhesions, peritoneum)
  • Bleb(s) 709.8
    • filtering, eye (postglaucoma) (status) V45.69
      • with complication 997.99
      • postcataract extraction (complication) 997.99
  • Complications
    • specified body system NEC
      • device, implant, or graft - see Complications, due to (presence of) any device, implant, or graft classified to 996.0-996.5 NEC
      • postoperative NEC 997.99
    • surgical procedures 998.9
      • accidental puncture or laceration 998.2
      • amputation stump (late) 997.60
      • anastomosis - see Complications, anastomosis
      • burst stitches or sutures (external) (see also Dehiscence) 998.32
      • cardiac 997.1
        • long-term effect following cardiac surgery 429.4
        • catheter device - see Complications, catheter device
      • cataract fragments in eye 998.82
      • cecostomy malfunction 569.62
      • colostomy malfunction 569.62
      • cystostomy malfunction 596.82
      • dehiscence (of incision) (external) (see also Dehiscence) 998.32
      • dialysis NEC (see also Complications, dialysis) 999.9
      • disruption (see also Dehiscence)
        • anastomosis (internal) - see Complications, mechanical, graft
        • internal suture (line) 998.31
        • wound (external) 998.32
      • dumping syndrome (postgastrectomy) 564.2
      • elephantiasis or lymphedema 997.99
      • emphysema (surgical) 998.81
      • enterostomy malfunction 569.62
      • esophagostomy malfunction 530.87
      • evisceration 998.32
      • fistula (persistent postoperative) 998.6
      • foreign body inadvertently left in wound (sponge) (suture) (swab) 998.4
      • from nonabsorbable surgical material (Dacron) (mesh) (permanent suture) (reinforcing) (Teflon) - see Complications due to (presence of) any device, implant, or graft classified to 996.0-996.5 NEC
      • gastrointestinal NEC 997.49
      • gastrostomy malfunction 536.42
      • hematoma 998.12
      • hemorrhage 998.11
      • ileostomy malfunction 569.62
      • internal prosthetic device NEC (see also Complications, internal device) 996.70
        • hemolytic anemia 283.19
        • infection or inflammation 996.60
        • malfunction - see Complications, mechanical
        • mechanical complication - see Complications, mechanical
        • thrombus 996.70
      • jejunostomy malfunction 569.62
      • nervous system NEC 997.00
      • obstruction, internal anastomosis - see Complications, mechanical, graft
      • other body system NEC 997.99
      • peripheral vascular NEC 997.2
      • postcardiotomy syndrome 429.4
      • postcholecystectomy syndrome 576.0
      • postcommissurotomy syndrome 429.4
      • postgastrectomy dumping syndrome 564.2
      • postmastectomy lymphedema syndrome 457.0
      • postmastoidectomy 383.30
      • postvagotomy syndrome 564.2
      • postvalvulotomy syndrome 429.4
      • reattached extremity (infection) (rejection) (see also Complications, reattached, extremity) 996.90
      • respiratory NEC 997.39
      • seroma 998.13
      • shock (endotoxic) (septic) 998.02
      • shunt, prosthetic (thrombus) - see also Complications, due to (presence of) any device, implant, or graft classified to 996.0-996.5 NEC
      • specified complication NEC 998.89
      • stitch abscess 998.59
      • transplant - see Complications, graft
      • ureterostomy malfunction 997.5
      • urethrostomy malfunction 997.5
      • urinary NEC 997.5
      • vascular
      • wound infection 998.59
  • Elephantiasis (nonfilarial) 457.1
    • surgical 997.99
  • Filtering bleb, eye (postglaucoma) (status) V45.69
    • with complication or rupture 997.99
    • postcataract extraction (complication) 997.99
  • Lymphedema (see also Elephantiasis) 457.1
    • surgical NEC 997.99
      • postmastectomy (syndrome) 457.0
  • Status (post)
    • filtering bleb (eye) (postglaucoma) V45.69
      • with rupture or complication 997.99
      • postcataract extraction (complication) 997.99
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • vitreous touch 997.99
  • Touch, vitreous 997.99
  • Vitreous - see also condition
    • touch syndrome 997.99
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