2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T84.2

Mechanical complication of internal fixation device of other bones

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • T84.2 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • Short description: Mechanical complication of internal fixation device of bones
  • The 2021 edition of ICD-10-CM T84.2 became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of T84.2 - other international versions of ICD-10 T84.2 may differ.
The following code(s) above T84.2 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
In this context, annotation back-references refer to codes that contain:
  • 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 T84.2:
  • S00-T88
    2021 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
    2021 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
  • T84
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T84

    Complications of internal orthopedic prosthetic devices, implants and grafts

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • failure and rejection of transplanted organs and tissues (T86.-)
    • fracture of bone following insertion of orthopedic implant, joint prosthesis or bone plate (M96.6)
    Complications of internal orthopedic prosthetic devices, implants and grafts
Code History
  • 2016 (effective 10/1/2015): New code (first year of non-draft ICD-10-CM)
  • 2017 (effective 10/1/2016): No change
  • 2018 (effective 10/1/2017): No change
  • 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): No change
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change
  • 2021 (effective 10/1/2020): No change
Code annotations containing back-references to T84.2:
  • Type 1 Excludes: T85.612
    , T85.622
    , T85.692
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T85.612

    Breakdown (mechanical) of permanent sutures

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • mechanical complication of permanent (wire) suture used in bone repair (T84.1-T84.2)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T85.622

    Displacement of permanent sutures

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • mechanical complication of permanent (wire) suture used in bone repair (T84.1-T84.2)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T85.692

    Other mechanical complication of permanent sutures

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • mechanical complication of permanent (wire) suture used in bone repair (T84.1-T84.2)
  • Type 2 Excludes: T84.1
    , T84.1
    , T84.1
    , T84.1
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T84.1

    Mechanical complication of internal fixation device of bones of limb

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • mechanical complication of internal fixation device of bones of feet (T84.2-)
    • mechanical complication of internal fixation device of bones of fingers (T84.2-)
    • mechanical complication of internal fixation device of bones of hands (T84.2-)
    • mechanical complication of internal fixation device of bones of toes (T84.2-)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T84.1

    Mechanical complication of internal fixation device of bones of limb

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • mechanical complication of internal fixation device of bones of feet (T84.2-)
    • mechanical complication of internal fixation device of bones of fingers (T84.2-)
    • mechanical complication of internal fixation device of bones of hands (T84.2-)
    • mechanical complication of internal fixation device of bones of toes (T84.2-)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T84.1

    Mechanical complication of internal fixation device of bones of limb

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • mechanical complication of internal fixation device of bones of feet (T84.2-)
    • mechanical complication of internal fixation device of bones of fingers (T84.2-)
    • mechanical complication of internal fixation device of bones of hands (T84.2-)
    • mechanical complication of internal fixation device of bones of toes (T84.2-)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T84.1

    Mechanical complication of internal fixation device of bones of limb

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • mechanical complication of internal fixation device of bones of feet (T84.2-)
    • mechanical complication of internal fixation device of bones of fingers (T84.2-)
    • mechanical complication of internal fixation device of bones of hands (T84.2-)
    • mechanical complication of internal fixation device of bones of toes (T84.2-)
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To T84.2
T84.196D …… subsequent encounter
T84.196S …… sequela
T84.197 Other mechanical complication of internal fixation device of bone of left lower leg
T84.197A …… initial encounter
T84.197D …… subsequent encounter
T84.197S …… sequela
T84.199 Other mechanical complication of internal fixation device of unspecified bone of limb
T84.199A …… initial encounter
T84.199D …… subsequent encounter
T84.199S …… sequela
T84.2 Mechanical complication of internal fixation device of other bones
T84.21 Breakdown (mechanical) of internal fixation device of other bones
T84.210 Breakdown (mechanical) of internal fixation device of bones of hand and fingers
T84.210A …… initial encounter
T84.210D …… subsequent encounter
T84.210S …… sequela
T84.213 Breakdown (mechanical) of internal fixation device of bones of foot and toes
T84.213A …… initial encounter
T84.213D …… subsequent encounter
T84.213S …… sequela
T84.216 Breakdown (mechanical) of internal fixation device of vertebrae

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