ICD-10-CM Code I89.8
Other specified noninfective disorders of lymphatic vessels and lymph nodes
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
I89.8 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of other specified noninfective disorders of lymphatic vessels and lymph nodes. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code I898 is used to code Chylothorax
A chylothorax (or chyle leak) is a type of pleural effusion. It results from lymph formed in the digestive system called chyle accumulating in the pleural cavity due to either disruption or obstruction of the thoracic duct.
|ICD 9 Code:||457.8|
Milky fluid removed from the chest of a patient with a chylothorax
Coding Notes for I89.8 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Inclusion TermsInclusion Terms are a list of concepts for which a specific code is used. The list of Inclusion Terms is useful for determining the correct code in some cases, but the list is not necessarily exhaustive.
- Chylocele (nonfilarial)
- Chylous ascites
- Chylous cyst
- Lipomelanotic reticulosis
- Lymph node or vessel fistula
- Lymph node or vessel infarction
- Lymph node or vessel rupture
- DRG Group #814-816 - Reticuloendothelial and immunity disorders with MCC.
- DRG Group #814-816 - Reticuloendothelial and immunity disorders with CC.
- DRG Group #814-816 - Reticuloendothelial and immunity disorders without CC or MCC.
Related Concepts SNOMET-CT
- Chylous ascites of newborn (disorder)
- Lymphocele after surgical procedure (disorder)
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'I89.8 - Other specified noninfective disorders of lymphatic vessels and lymph nodes'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code I89.8. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.
Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
This is the official exact match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that in all cases where the ICD9 code 457.8 was previously used, I89.8 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.