ICD-10 Diagnosis Code Z45.81

Encounter for adjustment or removal of breast implant

Diagnosis Code Z45.81

ICD-10: Z45.81
Short Description: Encounter for adjustment or removal of breast implant
Long Description: Encounter for adjustment or removal of breast implant
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code Z45.81

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Code Classification
  • Factors influencing health status and contact with health services (Z00–Z99)
    • Encounters for other specific health care (Z40-Z53)
      • Encounter for adjustment and management of implanted device (Z45)

Information for Medical Professionals

Index of Diseases and Injuries
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Information for Patients


Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery

Also called: Cosmetic surgery

Surgeons can reshape the appearance of body parts through cosmetic surgery. Some of the most common body parts people want to improve through surgery include

  • Breasts: Increase or reduce the size of breasts or reshape sagging breasts
  • Ears: Reduce the size of large ears or set protruding ears back closer to the head
  • Eyes: Correct drooping upper eyelids or remove puffy bags below the eyes
  • Face: Remove facial wrinkles, creases or acne scars
  • Hair: Fill in balding areas with one's own hair
  • Nose: Change the shape of the nose
  • Tummy: Flatten the abdomen

  • Abdominal wall surgery (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Breast augmentation surgery (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Breast lift (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Chin augmentation (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Eyelid lift (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Facelift (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Head and face reconstruction (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Liposuction (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Rhinoplasty (Medical Encyclopedia)


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