2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T84.629

Infection and inflammatory reaction due to internal fixation device of unspecified bone of leg

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • T84.629 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • Short description: Infect/inflm reaction due to int fix of unsp bone of leg
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM T84.629 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of T84.629 - other international versions of ICD-10 T84.629 may differ.
The following code(s) above T84.629 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 T84.629:
  • S00-T88
    2020 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
    2020 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 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
  • T84.6
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T84.6

    Infection and inflammatory reaction due to internal fixation device

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Use Additional
    • code to identify infection
    Infection and inflammatory reaction due to internal fixation device
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

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to T84.629:
  • Complication(s) (from) (of)
    • fixation device, internal (orthopedic) T84.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T84.9

      Unspecified complication of internal orthopedic prosthetic device, implant and graft

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
      • infection and inflammation T84.60
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T84.60

        Infection and inflammatory reaction due to internal fixation device of unspecified site

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To T84.629
T84.623D …… subsequent encounter
T84.623S …… sequela
T84.624 Infection and inflammatory reaction due to internal fixation device of right fibula
T84.624A …… initial encounter
T84.624D …… subsequent encounter
T84.624S …… sequela
T84.625 Infection and inflammatory reaction due to internal fixation device of left fibula
T84.625A …… initial encounter
T84.625D …… subsequent encounter
T84.625S …… sequela
T84.629 Infection and inflammatory reaction due to internal fixation device of unspecified bone of leg
T84.629A …… initial encounter
T84.629D …… subsequent encounter
T84.629S …… sequela
T84.63 Infection and inflammatory reaction due to internal fixation device of spine
T84.63XA …… initial encounter
T84.63XD …… subsequent encounter
T84.63XS …… sequela
T84.69 Infection and inflammatory reaction due to internal fixation device of other site
T84.69XA …… initial encounter
T84.69XD …… subsequent encounter

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.