ICD-10 Diagnosis Code Z52.89

Donor of other specified organs or tissues

Diagnosis Code Z52.89

ICD-10: Z52.89
Short Description: Donor of other specified organs or tissues
Long Description: Donor of other specified organs or tissues
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code Z52.89

Code Classification
  • Factors influencing health status and contact with health services
    • Encounters for other specific health care (Z40-Z53)
      • Donors of organs and tissues (Z52)

Information for Patients

Organ Donation

Organ donation takes healthy organs and tissues from one person for transplantation into another. Experts say that the organs from one donor can save or help as many as 50 people. Organs you can donate include

  • Internal organs: Kidneys, heart, liver, pancreas, intestines, lungs
  • Skin
  • Bone and bone marrow
  • Cornea

Most organ and tissue donations occur after the donor has died. But some organs and tissues can be donated while the donor is alive.

People of all ages and background can be organ donors. If you are under age 18, your parent or guardian must give you permission to become a donor. If you are 18 or older you can show you want to be a donor by signing a donor card. You should also let your family know your wishes.

Health Resources and Services Administration

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