2018 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T85.612A

Breakdown (mechanical) of permanent sutures, initial encounter

The following code(s) above T85.612A contain annotation back-references
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  • Applicable To annotations, or
  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
  • Excludes2 annotations, or
  • Includes annotations, or
  • Note annotations, or
  • Use Additional annotations
that may be applicable to T85.612A:
  • S00-T88
    2018 ICD-10-CM Range S00-T88

    Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes

    Note
    • Use secondary code(s) from Chapter 20, External causes of morbidity, to indicate cause of injury. Codes within the T section that include the external cause do not require an additional external cause code
    Type 1 Excludes
    Use Additional
    • code to identify any retained foreign body, if applicable (Z18.-)
    Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes
  • T80-T88
    2018 ICD-10-CM Range T80-T88

    Complications of surgical and medical care, not elsewhere classified

    Type 2 Excludes
    • any encounters with medical care for postprocedural conditions in which no complications are present, such as:
    • artificial opening status (Z93.-)
    • closure of external stoma (Z43.-)
    • fitting and adjustment of external prosthetic device (Z44.-)
    • burns and corrosions from local applications and irradiation (T20-T32)
    • complications of surgical procedures during pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O00-O9A)
    • mechanical complication of respirator [ventilator] (J95.850)
    • poisoning and toxic effects of drugs and chemicals (T36-T65 with fifth or sixth character 1-4 or 6)
    • postprocedural fever (R50.82)
    • specified complications classified elsewhere, such as:
    • cerebrospinal fluid leak from spinal puncture (G97.0)
    • colostomy malfunction (K94.0-)
    • disorders of fluid and electrolyte imbalance (E86-E87)
    • functional disturbances following cardiac surgery (I97.0-I97.1)
    • intraoperative and postprocedural complications of specified body systems (D78.-, E36.-, E89.-, G97.3-, G97.4, H59.3-, H59.-, H95.2-, H95.3, I97.4-, I97.5, J95.6-, J95.7, K91.6-, L76.-, M96.-, N99.-)
    • ostomy complications (J95.0-, K94.-, N99.5-)
    • postgastric surgery syndromes (K91.1)
    • postlaminectomy syndrome NEC (M96.1)
    • postmastectomy lymphedema syndrome (I97.2)
    • postsurgical blind-loop syndrome (K91.2)
    • ventilator associated pneumonia (J95.851)
    Use Additional
    • code for adverse effect, if applicable, to identify drug (T36-T50 with fifth or sixth character 5)
    Complications of surgical and medical care, not elsewhere classified
  • T85
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T85

    Complications of other internal prosthetic devices, implants and grafts

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • failure and rejection of transplanted organs and tissue (T86.-)
    Complications of other internal prosthetic devices, implants and grafts
  • T85.612
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T85.612

    Breakdown (mechanical) of permanent sutures

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • mechanical complication of permanent (wire) suture used in bone repair (T84.1-T84.2)
    Breakdown (mechanical) of permanent sutures
Approximate Synonyms ICD-10-CM T85.612A is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v35.0):

Convert T85.612A to ICD-9-CM

Code History
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To T85.612A
T85.61 Breakdown (mechanical) of other specified internal prosthetic devices, implants and grafts
T85.610 Breakdown (mechanical) of cranial or spinal infusion catheter
T85.610A …… initial encounter
T85.610D …… subsequent encounter
T85.610S …… sequela
T85.611 Breakdown (mechanical) of intraperitoneal dialysis catheter
T85.611A …… initial encounter
T85.611D …… subsequent encounter
T85.611S …… sequela
T85.612 Breakdown (mechanical) of permanent sutures
T85.612A …… initial encounter
T85.612D …… subsequent encounter
T85.612S …… sequela
T85.613 Breakdown (mechanical) of artificial skin graft and decellularized allodermis
T85.613A …… initial encounter
T85.613D …… subsequent encounter
T85.613S …… sequela
T85.614 Breakdown (mechanical) of insulin pump
T85.614A …… initial encounter
T85.614D …… subsequent encounter
T85.614S …… sequela

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