Specific code 2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 996.79
Other complications due to other internal prosthetic device, implant, and graft
  • Short description: Comp-int prost devic NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 996.79 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 996.79 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2013 version of ICD-9-CM 996.79.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 996.79: 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Anastomotic failure of flap
  • Blockage of esophageal tubal prosthesis
  • Breast implant protrusion
  • Complication of breast implant surgery
  • Complication of catheter
  • Complication of retained tympanic ventilation tube
  • Delayed healing of skin donor site
  • Dislocated capsular tension ring
  • Disorder of gastrointestinal prostheses or implants
  • Disorder of implanted esophageal antireflux device
  • Disorder of intraocular lens
  • Disorders of prostheses and implants of the eye
  • Disorders of skin grafts and flaps
  • Displacement of biliary stent
  • Displacement of esophageal antireflux device
  • Eye implant or prosthesis disorder
  • Finding of gastrointestinal device
  • Finding of prosthesis of eyeball
  • Fractured maxillofacial prosthesis
  • Internal prosthetic device causing embolism
  • Internal prosthetic device causing fibrosis
  • Internal prosthetic device causing pain
  • Internal prosthetic device causing stenosis
  • Internal prosthetic device causing thrombus
  • Leakage of breast implant
  • Malfunction of valve of tissue expander
  • Pain from breast implant
  • Partial thickness flap loss
  • Perforation of intraocular lens
  • Primary failure of corneal graft after penetrating keratoplasty
  • Protrusion of intraocular lens
  • Unstable artificial eye
  • Venous insufficiency of flap
  • Venous thrombosis of flap
  • YAG laser pit in intraocular lens
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 996.79 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T85.81XA Embolism due to internal prosthetic devices, implants and grafts, not elsewhere classified, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T85.82XA Fibrosis due to internal prosthetic devices, implants and grafts, not elsewhere classified, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T85.83XA Hemorrhage due to internal prosthetic devices, implants and grafts, not elsewhere classified, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T85.84XA Pain due to internal prosthetic devices, implants and grafts, not elsewhere classified, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T85.85XA Stenosis due to internal prosthetic devices, implants and grafts, not elsewhere classified, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T85.86XA Thrombosis due to internal prosthetic devices, implants and grafts, not elsewhere classified, initial encounter
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T85.89XA Other specified complication of internal prosthetic devices, implants and grafts, not elsewhere classified, initial encounter
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 996.79:
  • Adhesion(s), adhesive (postinfectional) (postoperative)
    • iris 364.70
      • to corneal graft 996.79
  • Complications
    • bile duct implant (prosthetic) NEC 996.79
    • breast implant (prosthetic) NEC 996.79
    • chin implant (prosthetic) NEC 996.79
    • due to (presence of) any device, implant, or graft classified to 996.0-996.5 NEC 996.70
      • with infection or inflammation - see Complications, infection or inflammation, due to (presence of) any device, implant, or graft classified to 996.0-996.5 NEC
      • arterial NEC 996.74
      • arteriovenous fistula or shunt NEC 996.74
      • bone growth stimulator 996.78
      • breast NEC 996.79
      • cardiac NEC 996.72
      • catheter NEC 996.79
      • coronary (artery) bypass (graft) NEC 996.03
        • atherosclerosis - see Arteriosclerosis, coronary
        • embolism 996.72
        • occlusion NEC 996.72
        • thrombus 996.72
      • electrodes
      • esophagostomy 530.87
      • gastrointestinal NEC 996.79
      • genitourinary NEC 996.76
      • heart valve prosthesis NEC 996.71
      • infusion pump 996.74
      • insulin pump 996.57
      • internal
        • joint prosthesis 996.77
        • orthopedic NEC 996.78
        • specified type NEC 996.79
      • intrauterine contraceptive device NEC 996.76
      • joint prosthesis, internal NEC 996.77
      • mechanical - see Complications, mechanical
      • nervous system NEC 996.75
      • ocular lens NEC 996.79
      • orbital NEC 996.79
      • orthopedic NEC 996.78
      • renal dialysis 996.73
      • specified type NEC 996.79
      • urinary catheter, indwelling 996.76
      • vascular NEC 996.74
      • ventricular shunt 996.75
    • eye implant (prosthetic) NEC 996.79
    • graft (bypass) (patch) - see also Complications, due to (presence of) any device, implant, or graft classified to 996.0-996.5 NEC
    • ocular lens implant NEC 996.79
    • respiratory 519.9
      • device, implant or graft NEC 996.79
      • distress syndrome, adult, following trauma and surgery 518.52
      • insufficiency, acute, postoperative 518.52
      • postoperative NEC 997.39
      • therapy NEC 999.9
  • Transplant (ed)
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