ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 996.78

Comp-oth int ortho devic

Diagnosis Code 996.78

ICD-9: 996.78
Short Description: Comp-oth int ortho devic
Long Description: Other complications due to other internal orthopedic device, implant, and graft
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 996.78

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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  • Complication associated with musculoskeletal implant
  • Complication associated with orthopedic device
  • Complication of internal fixation device
  • Complication of internal prosthetic device
  • Disorders of musculoskeletal implants and repairs
  • Internal prosthetic device causing hemorrhage
  • Loosening of plate
  • Loosening of screw
  • Loosening of wire
  • Resorption of bone graft

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