ICD-10 Diagnosis Code T86.43

Liver transplant infection

Diagnosis Code T86.43

ICD-10: T86.43
Short Description: Liver transplant infection
Long Description: Liver transplant infection
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code T86.43

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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 T86.43 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v33.0)

  • DISORDERS OF LIVER EXCEPT MALIGNANCY, CIRRHOSIS OR ALCOHOLIC HEPATITIS WITH MCC 441
  • DISORDERS OF LIVER EXCEPT MALIGNANCY, CIRRHOSIS OR ALCOHOLIC HEPATITIS WITH CC 442
  • DISORDERS OF LIVER EXCEPT MALIGNANCY, CIRRHOSIS OR ALCOHOLIC HEPATITIS WITHOUT CC/MCC 443

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Index of Diseases and Injuries
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    Information for Patients


    Liver Transplantation

    Also called: Hepatic transplantation

    Your liver is the largest organ inside your body. It helps your body digest food, store energy, and remove poisons. You cannot live without a liver that works. If your liver fails, your doctor may put you on a waiting list for a liver transplant. Doctors do liver transplants when other treatment cannot keep a damaged liver working.

    During a liver transplantation, the surgeon removes the diseased liver and replaces it with a healthy one. Most transplant livers come from a donor who has died. Sometimes there is a living donor. This is when a healthy person donates part of his or her liver for a specific patient.

    The most common reason for a transplant in adults is cirrhosis. This is scarring of the liver, caused by injury or long-term disease. The most common reason in children is biliary atresia, a disease of the bile ducts.

    If you have a transplant, you must take drugs the rest of your life to help keep your body from rejecting the new liver.

    NIH: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

    • Liver transplant


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