2018/2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code T87.44

Infection of amputation stump, left lower extremity

The following code(s) above T87.44 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 T87.44:
  • S00-T88
    2019 ICD-10-CM Range S00-T88

    Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes

    • 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
    2019 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
Approximate Synonyms ICD-10-CM T87.44 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):

Convert T87.44 to ICD-9-CM

Code History
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To T87.44
T87.30 …… unspecified extremity
T87.31 …… right upper extremity
T87.32 …… left upper extremity
T87.33 …… right lower extremity
T87.34 …… left lower extremity
T87.4 Infection of amputation stump
T87.40 …… unspecified extremity
T87.41 …… right upper extremity
T87.42 …… left upper extremity
T87.43 …… right lower extremity
T87.44 …… left lower extremity
T87.5 Necrosis of amputation stump
T87.50 …… unspecified extremity
T87.51 …… right upper extremity
T87.52 …… left upper extremity
T87.53 …… right lower extremity
T87.54 …… left lower extremity
T87.8 Other complications of amputation stump
T87.81 Dehiscence of amputation stump
T87.89 Other complications of amputation stump
T87.9 Unspecified complications of amputation stump

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