ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 996.63

React-nerv sys dev/graft

Diagnosis Code 996.63

ICD-9: 996.63
Short Description: React-nerv sys dev/graft
Long Description: Infection and inflammatory reaction due to nervous system device, implant, and graft
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 996.63

Code Classification
  • Injury and poisoning
    • Complications of surgical and medical care, not elsewhere classified (996-999)
      • 996 Complications peculiar to certain specified procedures

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • Brain ventricular shunt infection
  • Infection associated with neurological device
  • Infection of ventriculoperitoneal shunt
  • Inflammation associated with neurological device
  • Ventriculoperitoneal shunt-associated peritonitis

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