Case #206

Case 2009-MDC12-02 Removal of testicular prosthesis due to infection – Correction of grouping result

Added by Anonymous about 7 years ago.

Status:AcceptedStart date:2014-01-21
Priority:NormalSpent time:-
Target version:Expert Group 2009
Initiator:Norway Target year:2010
MDC:MDC12 Owner / responsible:
Target Grouper:COMMON, DEN, EST, FIN, ICE, LAT, NOR, SWE Old forum status:CLOSITEM - Closed item


Last updated: 2009-03-20
Status: CLOSITEM - Closed item
Initiated: 2009-02-13
By: Norway
Expert Network 2009-02-26 - Change recommended
Board 2009-03-20 - Recommendation accepted


A testicular prosthesis is removed due to infection caused by the implant. Even if properly coded, the stay is grouped to DRG 477.

Relevant codes

ICD-10: T83.6 Infeksjon og betennelsesreaksjon som skyldes protese, implantat og transplantat i kjønnsorganer
NCSP: KFH60 Fjerning av testikkelprotese

Properties of T83.6:

Properties of KFH60:


DGCAT of T83.6 should be changed from 11M99 to 12M03 (Inflammation of male reproductive system).
The resulting DRG will then be 339, 340 or 340O depending on age and length of stay.


Expert Network 2009-02-26

The meeting recommended to change the from 11M99 to 98M03. This problem can be found at the both sexes.


Technical changes

The diagnosis category of T83.6 is changed to 98M03.

DRG changes

Cases with T83.6 are assigned in males to DRG 350X ‘Inflammation of the male reproductive system’ (MDC 12) and in females to DRG 368X ‘Infections, female reproductive system’ (MDC 13). Cases with OR-interventions are assigned to surgical DRG’s in MDC 12 and MDC 13 depending on the gender of the patient.



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