ICD-10 Diagnosis Code D78.34

Postproc seroma of the spleen following other procedure

Diagnosis Code D78.34

ICD-10: D78.34
Short Description: Postproc seroma of the spleen following other procedure
Long Description: Postprocedural seroma of the spleen following other procedure
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code D78.34

Valid for Submission
The code D78.34 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

New 2017 ICD-10 Code
D78.34 is new to ICD-10 code set for the FY 2017, effective October 1, 2016.

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the blood and blood-forming organs and certain disorders involving the immune mechanism (D50–D89)
    • Intraoperative and postprocedural complications of the spleen (D78)
      • Intraop and postprocedural complications of the spleen (D78)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code D78.34 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V34.0)

  • 919 - COMPLICATIONS OF TREATMENT WITH MCC
  • 920 - COMPLICATIONS OF TREATMENT WITH CC
  • 921 - COMPLICATIONS OF TREATMENT WITHOUT CC/MCC

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Replacement Code Additional informationCallout TooltipReplacement Code
The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has published an update to the ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes which became effective October 1, 2016. This is a new and revised code for the FY 2017 (October 1, 2016-September 30, 2017).

This code replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s) listed below:
  • D78.22 - Postproc hemor/hemtom of the spleen following oth procedure
  • D78.22 - Postproc hemorrhage of the spleen following other procedure


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