Diagnosis Code T85.42XA
Information for Medical Professionals
The diagnosis code T85.42XA is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V35.0)
- 597 - MALIGNANT BREAST DISORDERS WITH MCC
- 598 - MALIGNANT BREAST DISORDERS WITH CC
- 599 - MALIGNANT BREAST DISORDERS WITHOUT CC/MCC
- 600 - NON-MALIGNANT BREAST DISORDERS WITH CC/MCC
- 601 - NON-MALIGNANT BREAST DISORDERS WITHOUT CC/MCC
Convert to ICD-9 General Equivalence Map
The ICD-10 and ICD-9 GEMs are used to facilitate linking between the diagnosis codes in ICD-9-CM and the new ICD-10-CM code set. The GEMs are the raw material from which providers, health information vendors and payers can derive specific applied mappings to meet their needs.
- 996.54 - Breast prosth malfunc (approximate) Approximate Flag
The approximate flag is on, indicating that the relationship between the code in the source system and the code in the target system is an approximate equivalent.
- Disorder of breast implant
- Displacement of breast implant
- Mechanical complication due to breast prosthesis
Information for Patients
If you need a mastectomy, you have a choice about whether or not to have surgery to rebuild the shape of the breast. Instead of breast reconstruction, you could choose to wear a breast form that replaces the breast, wear padding inside your bra, or do nothing. All of these options have pros and cons. What is right for one woman may not be right for another.
Breast reconstruction may be done at the same time as the mastectomy, or it may be done later on. If radiation therapy is part of the treatment plan, your doctor may suggest waiting until after radiation therapy.
If you're thinking about breast reconstruction, talk to a plastic surgeon before the mastectomy, even if you plan to have your reconstruction later on.
A surgeon can reconstruct the breast in many ways. Some women choose to have breast implants, which are filled with saline or silicone gel. Another method uses tissue taken from another part of your body. The plastic surgeon can take skin, muscle, and fat from your lower abdomen, back, or buttocks.
The type of reconstruction that is best for you depends on your age, body type, and the type of cancer surgery that you had. A plastic surgeon can help you decide.
NIH: National Cancer Institute
- Breast reconstruction - implants (Medical Encyclopedia)
- Breast reconstruction - natural tissue (Medical Encyclopedia)