Melissa Posted Fri 12th of April, 2013 14:25:58 PM
Need an ICD9 code for infected abdominal mesh? I was going to go with
996.69 but it doesnt say mesh? or should I go with
SuperCoder Answered Fri 12th of April, 2013 14:35:55 PM
Go with 996.69.
998.59 is used mostly for post-op. wound infection.