D78.3 - Postprocedural hematoma and seroma of the spleen following a procedure

Version 2023
ICD-10:D78.3
Short Description:Postproc hematoma and seroma of the spleen fol a procedure
Long Description:Postprocedural hematoma and seroma of the spleen following a procedure
Status: Not Valid for Submission
Version:ICD-10-CM 2023
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)

D78.3 is a non-specific and non-billable ICD-10 code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of postprocedural hematoma and seroma of the spleen following a procedure. The code is not specific and is NOT valid for the year 2023 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. Category or Header define the heading of a category of codes that may be further subdivided by the use of 4th, 5th, 6th or 7th characters.

Specific Coding for Postproc hematoma and seroma of the spleen fol a procedure

Non-specific codes like D78.3 require more digits to indicate the appropriate level of specificity. Consider using any of the following ICD-10 codes with a higher level of specificity when coding for postproc hematoma and seroma of the spleen fol a procedure:

  • BILLABLE CODE - Use D78.31 for Postprocedural hematoma of the spleen following a procedure on the spleen
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use D78.32 for Postprocedural hematoma of the spleen following other procedure
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use D78.33 for Postprocedural seroma of the spleen following a procedure on the spleen
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use D78.34 for Postprocedural seroma of the spleen following other procedure

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