ICD-10 Diagnosis Code T85.79XA

Infect/inflm reaction due to oth int prosth dev/grft, init

Diagnosis Code T85.79XA

ICD-10: T85.79XA
Short Description: Infect/inflm reaction due to oth int prosth dev/grft, init
Long Description: Infection and inflammatory reaction due to other internal prosthetic devices, implants and grafts, initial encounter
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code T85.79XA

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Replaced Code Additional informationCallout TooltipReplaced Code
The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has published an update to the ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes which became effective October 1, 2017. This codes was replaced for the FY 2018 (October 1, 2017-September 30, 2018).

This code was replaced in the 2018 ICD-10 code set with the code(s) listed below.
  • T85.730A - I/I react d/t ventricular intracranial shunt, init
  • T85.731A - I/I react d/t implnt elec nstim of brain, lead, init
  • T85.732A - I/I react d/t implnt elec nstim of prph nrv, lead, init
  • T85.733A - I/I react d/t implnt elec nstim of spinal cord, lead, init
  • T85.734A - I/I react d/t implnt elec nstim, generator, init
  • T85.735A - I/I react d/t cranial or spinal infusion catheter, init
  • T85.738A - I/I react d/t other nrv sys device, implnt or graft, init

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 prosth dev/grft (T85)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code T85.79XA is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V35.0)


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  • Allergic contact dermatitis caused by chemical
  • Allergic contact dermatitis caused by metal
  • Brain ventricular shunt infection
  • Chronic otitis media after insertion of tympanic ventilation tube
  • Contact dermatitis caused by nickel
  • Dental peri-implant mucositis
  • Dental peri-implantitis
  • Dental prosthesis infection
  • Disorder of bile duct stent
  • Disorder of brain ventricular shunt
  • Disorder of breast implant
  • Disorder of gastrointestinal prostheses or implants
  • Disorder of implanted esophageal antireflux device
  • Implant allergic nickel contact dermatitis
  • Infected hernioplasty mesh
  • Infected tissue expander
  • Infection AND/OR inflammatory reaction due to internal prosthetic device, implant AND/OR graft
  • Infection associated with catheter
  • Infection associated with device
  • Infection associated with implant
  • Infection associated with neurological device
  • Infection of biliary stent
  • Infection of breast implant
  • Infection of catheter exit site
  • Infection of esophageal antireflux device
  • Infection of ventriculoperitoneal shunt
  • Infective endocarditis of heterograft
  • Inflammation associated with device
  • Inflammation associated with implant
  • Inflammation associated with neurological device
  • Inflammatory reaction of eye caused by intraocular lens implant
  • Intraocular lens associated postoperative inflammation
  • Irritant contact dermatitis due to stoma and/or fistula
  • Oral mucosal bacterial disease
  • Periodontitis caused by dental appliance
  • Postoperative uveitis
  • Pressure ulcer caused by device
  • Prosthetic infection
  • Pseudoscleroderma due to silicon AND/OR paraffin implant
  • Scleroderma-like secondary cutaneous sclerosis
  • Tissue expander disorder
  • Uveitis-hyphema-glaucoma syndrome
  • Ventriculoperitoneal shunt-associated peritonitis

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