Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 996.69
Infection and inflammatory reaction due to other internal prosthetic device, implant, and graft
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 996.69 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 996.69 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).
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 996.69 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM T85.79XA Infection and inflammatory reaction due to other internal prosthetic devices, implants and grafts, initial encounter
Approximate Synonyms
  • Biliary drain site infection
  • Catheter infection
  • Corneal graft infection
  • Corneal transplant infection
  • Hernia mesh infection
  • Infected catheter
  • Infected hernioplasty mesh
  • Infected tissue expander
  • Infection associated with catheter
  • Infection due to skull prosthesis
  • Infection of biliary stent
  • Infection of bone allograft
  • Infection of bone graft
  • Infection of breast implant
  • Infection of cartilage graft
  • Infection of esophageal antireflux device
  • Infection of insulin pump
  • Infection of left breast implant
  • Infection of muscle graft
  • Infection of right breast implant
  • Infection of tendon graft
  • Infectious arthritis of temporomandibular joint due to internal joint prosthesis
  • Inflammatory reaction due to intraocular lens
  • Inflammatory reaction due to ocular lens prosthesis
  • Inflammatory reaction of eye due to intraocular lens implant
  • Insulin pump infection
  • Intraocular lens associated postoperative inflammation
  • Iridocorneal endothelial (ice) syndrome
  • Iridocorneal endothelial syndrome
  • Left breast implant infection
  • Penile prosthesis infection
  • Right breast implant infection
  • Skin graft infection
  • Skull prosthesis infection
  • Uveitis glaucoma hyphema (UGH) syndrome
  • Uveitis glaucoma hyphema syndrome
  • Uveitis-glaucoma-hyphema syndrome
  • Uveitis-hyphema-glaucoma syndrome (disorder)
Applies To
  • Breast prosthesis
  • Ocular lens prosthesis
  • Prosthetic orbital implant
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 996.69:
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