ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 996.47

Mech com pros jt implant

Diagnosis Code 996.47

ICD-9: 996.47
Short Description: Mech com pros jt implant
Long Description: Other mechanical complication of prosthetic joint implant
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 996.47

Code Classification
  • Injury and poisoning (800–999)
    • 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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  • Mechanical complication of internal joint prosthesis
  • Persistent prosthetic joint pain
  • Prosthetic joint exposure
  • Prosthetic joint protrusion

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