ICD-10 Diagnosis Code T84.54XS

Infect/inflm reaction due to internal l knee prosth, sequela

Diagnosis Code T84.54XS

ICD-10: T84.54XS
Short Description: Infect/inflm reaction due to internal l knee prosth, sequela
Long Description: Infection and inflammatory reaction due to internal left knee prosthesis, sequela
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code T84.54XS

Valid for Submission
The code T84.54XS is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00–T98)
    • Complications of surgical and medical care, not elsewhere classified (T80-T88)
      • Complications of internal orthopedic prosth dev/grft (T84)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code T84.54XS is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V34.0)

  • 922 - OTHER INJURY, POISONING AND TOXIC EFFECT DIAGNOSES WITH MCC
  • 923 - OTHER INJURY, POISONING AND TOXIC EFFECT DIAGNOSES WITHOUT MCC

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The code T84.54XS is exempt from POA reporting.

Information for Patients


Knee Replacement

Also called: Knee arthroplasty

Knee replacement is surgery for people with severe knee damage. Knee replacement can relieve pain and allow you to be more active. Your doctor may recommend it if you have knee pain and medicine and other treatments are not helping you anymore.

When you have a total knee replacement, the surgeon removes damaged cartilage and bone from the surface of your knee joint and replaces them with a man-made surface of metal and plastic. In a partial knee replacement, the surgeon only replaces one part of your knee joint. The surgery can cause scarring, blood clots, and, rarely, infections. After a knee replacement, you will no longer be able to do certain activities, such as jogging and high-impact sports.

  • Deciding to have knee or hip replacement
  • Getting your home ready - knee or hip surgery
  • Hip or knee replacement - after - what to ask your doctor
  • Knee joint replacement
  • Knee joint replacement - discharge
  • Partial knee replacement


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