ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 996.49

Mech com orth dev NEC

Diagnosis Code 996.49

ICD-9: 996.49
Short Description: Mech com orth dev NEC
Long Description: Other mechanical complication of other internal orthopedic device, implant, and graft
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 996.49

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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  • Bending of bone fixation device
  • Bending of external fixator
  • Bending of intramedullary nail
  • Bending of plate
  • Bending of screw
  • Bending of spinal fixation device
  • Bone fixation device failure
  • Bone fixation device loosening
  • Bone fixation device protrusion
  • Bone graft failure
  • Breakage of bone fixation device
  • Breakage of external fixator
  • Breakage of internal fixation device
  • Breakage of intramedullary nail
  • Breakage of musculoskeletal implant
  • Breakage of plate
  • Breakage of screw
  • Breakage of spinal fixation device
  • Breakage of wire
  • Disorder of bone graft
  • Disorder of cartilage graft
  • Disorder of muscle graft
  • Disorder of tendon graft
  • Disorder of tendon repair
  • Displacement of bone allograft
  • Displacement of bone autograft
  • Displacement of bone graft
  • Displacement of internal fixation device
  • Displacement of orthopedic device
  • Failure of cartilage graft
  • Failure of muscle graft
  • Failure of spinal implant
  • Failure of tendon graft
  • Gapping of tendon
  • Loosening of external fixator pin
  • Loosening of internal fixation device
  • Loosening of intramedullary nail
  • Loosening of orthopedic device
  • Loosening of spinal fixation device
  • Mechanical complication associated with orthopedic device
  • Mechanical complication of cartilage graft
  • Mechanical complication of graft of bone, cartilage, muscle AND/OR tendon
  • Mechanical complication of internal fixation device
  • Mechanical complication of internal nail fixing device
  • Mechanical complication of internal orthopedic device
  • Mechanical complication of internal plate fixing device
  • Mechanical complication of internal rod fixation device
  • Mechanical complication of muscle graft
  • Mechanical complication of tendon graft
  • Nonunion of bone graft
  • Nonunion of spinal fusion
  • Prominence of intramedullary nail
  • Prominence of plate
  • Prominence of screw
  • Prominence of spinal fixation device
  • Prominence of wire
  • Protrusion of internal fixation device
  • Protrusion of musculoskeletal implant
  • Soft tissue graft or flap or repair failure

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