ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 999.9

Complic med care NEC/NOS

Diagnosis Code 999.9

ICD-9: 999.9
Short Description: Complic med care NEC/NOS
Long Description: Other and unspecified complications of medical care, not elsewhere classified
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 999.9

Code Classification
  • Injury and poisoning (800–999)
    • Complications of surgical and medical care, not elsewhere classified (996-999)
      • 999 Complications of medical care, not elsewhere classified

Information for Medical Professionals

Convert to ICD-10 Additional informationCallout TooltipGeneral 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.

  • Accidental hemorrhage during medical care
  • Acute disorder of hemodialysis
  • Acute paralytic poliomyelitis, vaccine-associated
  • Adverse anesthesia outcome
  • Adverse cutaneous reaction to acupuncture
  • Adverse event following complementary therapy
  • Air embolism as a complication of medical care
  • Air in infusion or transfusion due to mechanical failure of apparatus
  • Airway device cuff herniation
  • Airway device cuff overinflated
  • Airway device cuff problem
  • Airway device cuff underinflated
  • Anaphylactoid reaction to dialysis
  • Application AND/OR injection site disorder
  • Application site disorder
  • Application site irritation
  • Application site reaction
  • Blocked central line
  • Bloodstained peritoneal dialysis effluent
  • Breakage of prosthesis
  • Complication
  • Complication affecting body system
  • Complication due to immunization
  • Complication due to vaccination
  • Complication of chemotherapy
  • Complication of dialysis
  • Complication of electroshock therapy
  • Complication of extracorporeal circulation
  • Complication of hemodialysis
  • Complication of immunization
  • Complication of infusion
  • Complication of inhalation therapy
  • Complication of injection
  • Complication of medical care
  • Complication of peritoneal dialysis
  • Complication of preventive medicine procedure
  • Complication of previous biliary non-surgical procedure
  • Complication of respiratory therapy procedure
  • Complication of smallpox vaccination
  • Complication of ultrasound therapy
  • Complication of vaccination
  • Complication of ventilation therapy
  • Dialysis-associated ascites
  • Dialysis-associated hypoxia
  • Drug implant site reaction
  • Drug implant site rejection
  • Early complication
  • Effects of immunosuppressant therapy
  • Effects of immunotherapy
  • Electroshock therapy as the cause of abnormal reaction of patient, or of later complication, without mention of misadventure at the time of procedure
  • Endobronchial tube incorrectly positioned
  • Endobronchial tube wrongly placed during anesthetic procedure
  • Error during use of equipment
  • Excessive amount of blood / fluid infusion
  • Excessive amount of blood / fluid transfusion
  • Extravasation of intravenous contrast medium
  • Failure in dosage
  • Gastrointestinal complications of care
  • Healthcare associated adenoviral disease
  • Hepatic failure as a complication of care
  • Hepatorenal syndrome as a complication of care
  • High airway pressure
  • Iatrogenic angle-closure glaucoma
  • Iatrogenic coronary artery fistula
  • Iatrogenic glaucoma
  • Iatrogenic hyperphosphatemia
  • Iatrogenic retinal tear
  • Iatrogenic thyrotoxicosis
  • Implant site reaction
  • Inability to ventilate patients lungs mechanically
  • Inadequate hemodialysis
  • Inadequate peritoneal dialysis
  • Inadequate premedication
  • Inadequate preoperative assessment
  • Inadequate preoperative fluid replacement
  • Inadvertent tracheal extubation
  • Incorrect dilution of fluid during infusion
  • Incorrect operative procedure performed
  • Induration at injection site
  • Injection site cyst
  • Injection site disorder
  • Injection site extravasation
  • Injection site hemorrhage
  • Injection site irritation
  • Injection site malabsorption
  • Injection site necrosis
  • Injection site nerve damage
  • Injection site pain
  • Injection site reaction
  • Injection site thrombosis
  • Local untoward skin test reaction
  • Long-term disorder of dialysis
  • Loss of solute clearance
  • Loss of ultrafiltration
  • Medical accidents to patients during surgical and medical care
  • Megaloblastic anemia due to hemodialysis
  • Mucositis following therapy
  • Omental wrapping around peritoneal dialysis catheter
  • Pain during inflow of dialysate
  • Pain during outflow of dialysate
  • Paraffinoma
  • Patient ventilator dyssynchrony
  • Peritoneal dialysis leakage
  • Peritoneal dialysis-associated peritonitis
  • Polyserositis syndrome of dialysis
  • Postcoital oral contraceptive pill failure
  • Post-immunization arthritis
  • Postvaccinal autoimmune reaction
  • Swelling at injection site
  • Systemic untoward skin test reaction
  • Traction injury of spleen
  • Underdialysis
  • Vaccination failure
  • Ventilator-associated lung injury

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code 999.9 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

Previous Code
Previous Code 999.89
Next Code
E000.0 Next Code