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    I need a diagnosis code for a wound that is non-healing where the patient had had an IV catheter infiltrated. THe patient has chronic renal failure and is on dialysis and is also diabetic.

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    996.6 Infection and inflammatory reaction due to internal prosthetic device, implant, and graft

    996.62 Due to vascular device, implant and graft
    Arterial graft
    Arteriovenous fistula or shunt
    Infusion pump
    Vascular catheter (arterial) (dialysis) (peripheral venous)


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