ICD-10 Diagnosis Code T86.03

Bone marrow transplant infection

Diagnosis Code T86.03

ICD-10: T86.03
Short Description: Bone marrow transplant infection
Long Description: Bone marrow transplant infection
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code T86.03

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The code T86.03 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00–T98)
    • Complications of surgical and medical care, not elsewhere classified (T80-T88)
      • Complications of transplanted organs and tissue (T86)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code T86.03 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V34.0)

  • 808 - MAJOR HEMATOLOGICAL AND IMMUNOLOGICAL DIAGNOSES EXCEPT SICKLE CELL CRISIS AND COAGULATION DISORDERS WITH
  • 809 - MAJOR HEMATOLOGICAL AND IMMUNOLOGICAL DIAGNOSES EXCEPT SICKLE CELL CRISIS AND COAGULATION DISORDERS WITH
  • 810 - MAJOR HEMATOLOGICAL AND IMMUNOLOGICAL DIAGNOSES EXCEPT SICKLE CELL CRISIS AND COAGULATION DISORDERS WITH

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Information for Patients


Bone Marrow Transplantation

Bone marrow is the spongy tissue inside some of your bones, such as your hip and thigh bones. It contains immature cells, called stem cells. The stem cells can develop into red blood cells, which carry oxygen throughout the body, white blood cells, which fight infections, and platelets, which help the blood to clot.

A bone marrow transplant is a procedure that replaces a person's faulty bone marrow stem cells. Doctors use these transplants to treat people with certain diseases, such as

  • Leukemia
  • Severe blood diseases such as thalassemias, aplastic anemia, and sickle cell anemia
  • Multiple myeloma
  • Certain immune deficiency diseases

Before you have a transplant, you need to get high doses of chemotherapy and possibly radiation. This destroys the faulty stem cells in your bone marrow. It also suppresses your body's immune system so that it won't attack the new stem cells after the transplant.

In some cases, you can donate your own bone marrow stem cells in advance. The cells are saved and then used later on. Or you can get cells from a donor. The donor might be a family member or unrelated person.

Bone marrow transplantation has serious risks. Some complications can be life-threatening. But for some people, it is the best hope for a cure or a longer life.

NIH: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

  • Bone marrow (stem cell) donation (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Bone marrow transplant (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Bone marrow transplant - children - discharge (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Bone marrow transplant - discharge (Medical Encyclopedia)


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