ICD-9 Diagnosis Code V42.4

Bone transplant status

Diagnosis Code V42.4

ICD-9: V42.4
Short Description: Bone transplant status
Long Description: Bone replaced by transplant
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code V42.4

Code Classification
  • Supplementary classification of factors influencing health status and contact with health services
    • Persons with a condition influencing their health status (V40-V49)
      • V42 Organ or tissue replaced by transplant

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • Z94.6 - Bone transplant status

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code V42.4 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

    • Status (post)
      • transplant
        • bone V42.4
          • marrow V42.81
    • Transplant (ed)
      • bone V42.4
        • marrow V42.81

Information for Patients

Bone Grafts

A bone graft transplants bone tissue. Surgeons use bone grafts to repair and rebuild diseased bones in your hips, knees, spine, and sometimes other bones and joints. Grafts can also repair bone loss caused by some types of fractures or cancers. Once your body accepts the bone graft, it provides a framework for growth of new, living bone.

If the transplanted bone comes from another person, it is called an allograft. Most allograft bone comes from donors who have died. Tissue banks screen these donors and disinfect and test the donated bone to make sure it is safe to use. If the transplanted bone comes from another part of your own body, it is called an autograft. Autograft bone often comes from your ribs, hips or a leg.

  • Bone graft

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