ICD-10-CM Code D78.33

Postprocedural seroma of the spleen following a procedure on the spleen

Version 2021 Billable Code

Valid for Submission

D78.33 is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of postprocedural seroma of the spleen following a procedure on the spleen. The code is valid for the fiscal year 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

ICD-10:D78.33
Short Description:Postprocedural seroma of the spleen fol proc on spleen
Long Description:Postprocedural seroma of the spleen following a procedure on the spleen

Index to Diseases and Injuries

The Index to Diseases and Injuries is an alphabetical listing of medical terms, with each term mapped to one or more ICD-10 code(s). The following references for the code D78.33 are found in the index:


Diagnostic Related Groups

The ICD-10 code D78.33 is grouped in the following groups for version MS-DRG V38.0 What are Diagnostic Related Groups?
The Diagnostic Related Groups (DRGs) are a patient classification scheme which provides a means of relating the type of patients a hospital treats. The DRGs divides all possible principal diagnoses into mutually exclusive principal diagnosis areas referred to as Major Diagnostic Categories (MDC).
applicable from 10/01/2020 through 09/30/2021.

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

Replacement Code

D7833 replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s):

  • D78.21 - Postprocedural hemor/hemtom of the spleen fol proc on spleen
  • D78.21 - Postprocedural hemorrhage of the spleen fol proc on spleen

Convert D78.33 to ICD-9

  • 998.13 - Seroma complicting proc (Approximate Flag)

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)

Code History

  • FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018
  • FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
  • FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020
  • FY 2021 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2020 through 9/30/2021