T84.6: Infection and inflammatory reaction due to internal fixation device [any site]

You have experienced problems in certain places in your body due to foreign material.

In your case, bones were stabilized with plates, rods, or screws made of metal.

The foreign material has caused problems or damage in your case. The affected area has become inflamed in your case. There may then be some pain.

Additional indicator

On medical documents, the ICD code is often appended by letters that indicate the diagnostic certainty or the affected side of the body.

  • G: Confirmed diagnosis
  • V: Tentative diagnosis
  • Z: Condition after
  • A: Excluded diagnosis
  • L: Left
  • R: Right
  • B: Both sides

Further information


This information is not intended for self-diagnosis and does not replace professional medical advice from a doctor. If you find an ICD code on a personal medical document, please also note the additional indicator used for diagnostic confidence.
Your doctor will assist you with any health-related questions and explain the ICD diagnosis code to you in a direct consultation if necessary.


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