Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code V45.4
Arthrodesis status
  • ICD-9-CM V45.4 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 V45.4 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 V45.4.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM V45.4: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • H/O: arthrodesis
  • History of - arthrodesis
  • History of arthrodesis of ankle
  • History of cervical spine fusion
  • History of fusion of cervical (neck) spine
  • History of fusion of joint
  • History of fusion of lumbar (low back) spine
  • History of fusion of thoracic (neck) spine
  • History of fusion of thoracic spine
  • History of fusion of thoracolumbar (mid and low back) spine
  • History of fusion of thoracolumbar spine
  • History of lumbar fusion
  • History of spinal fusion
  • History of surgery to fuse ankle joint
  • History of vertebral fusion
  • Hx of arthrodesis of ankle
  • Hx of cervical spine fusion
  • Hx of joint fusion
  • Hx of lumbar fusion
  • Hx of spinal fusion
  • Hx of thoracic fusion
  • Hx of thoracolumbar spine fusion
  • Pseudarthrosis after fusion or arthrodesis
Convert to ICD-10-CM: V45.4 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM M96.0 Pseudarthrosis after fusion or arthrodesis
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM Z98.1 Arthrodesis status
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to V45.4:
  • Ankylosis (fibrous) (osseous) 718.50
    • any joint, produced by surgical fusion V45.4
    • joint, produced by surgical fusion NEC V45.4
    • postoperative (status) V45.4
    • surgical V45.4
  • Arthrodesis status V45.4
  • Fusion, fused (congenital)
    • lumbosacral (acquired) 724.6
      • congenital 756.15
      • surgical V45.4
    • sacroiliac (acquired) (joint) 724.6
      • congenital 755.69
      • surgical V45.4
    • spine (acquired) 724.9
      • arthrodesis status V45.4
      • congenital (vertebra) 756.15
      • postoperative status V45.4
  • Pseudarthrosis, pseudoarthrosis (bone) 733.82
    • joint following fusion V45.4
  • Status (post)
    • arthrodesis V45.4
  • Stiffness, joint NEC 719.50
    • surgical fusion V45.4
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