ICD-10-CM Code T86.93
Unspecified transplanted organ and tissue infection
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
T86.93 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of unspecified transplanted organ and tissue infection. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code T86 is used to code Transplant rejection
Transplant rejection occurs when transplanted tissue is rejected by the recipient's immune system, which destroys the transplanted tissue. Transplant rejection can be lessened by determining the molecular similitude between donor and recipient and by use of immunosuppressant drugs after transplant.
Micrograph showing lung transplant rejection. Lung biopsy. H&E stain.
Coding Notes for T86.93 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Additional Code Note:
Use Additional CodeUse Additional Code note means a second code must be used in conjunction with this code. Codes with this note are Etiology codes and must be followed by a Manifestation code or codes.
- Code to specify infection
- DRG Group #919-921 - Complications of treatment with MCC.
- DRG Group #919-921 - Complications of treatment with CC.
- DRG Group #919-921 - Complications of treatment without CC or MCC.
Coding Advice SNOMET-CT
- Consider additional code to identify specific condition or disease
- Possible requirement for an external cause code
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'T86.93 - Unspecified transplanted organ and tissue infection'
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Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
This is the official approximate match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that while there is no exact mapping between this ICD10 code T86.93 and a single ICD9 code, 996.80 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.