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icd-9 code for a ruptured breast implant

Kenneth Posted Wed 26th of May, 2010 15:58:23 PM

iam trying to find a icd9 code for a ruptured breast implant to order an mri thanks for any help

Teresa Answered Wed 26th of May, 2010 16:20:21 PM

Look at Complications Breast Implant (prosthetic) 996.79, Infection or inflammation 996.69 or mechanical 996.54. I hope this helps.

SuperCoder Answered Thu 27th of May, 2010 06:56:21 AM

I would go with 996.54, as the complication is mentioned as "rupture".

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