ICD-10 Diagnosis Code L76.33

Postproc seroma of skin, subcu fol a dermatologic procedure

Diagnosis Code L76.33

ICD-10: L76.33
Short Description: Postproc seroma of skin, subcu fol a dermatologic procedure
Long Description: Postprocedural seroma of skin and subcutaneous tissue following a dermatologic procedure
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code L76.33

Valid for Submission
The code L76.33 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L00–L99)
    • Intraoperative and postprocedural complications of skin and subcutaneous tissue (L76)
      • Intraop and postprocedural complications of skin, subcu (L76)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code L76.33 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V35.0)

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

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Synonyms
  • Skin graft seroma

Replacement Code Additional informationCallout TooltipReplacement Code
The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has published an update to the ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes which became effective October 1, 2017. This is a new and revised code for the FY 2018 (October 1, 2017-September 30, 2018).

This code replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s) listed below:
  • L76.21 - Postproc hemor of skin, subcu fol a dermatologic procedure
  • L76.21 - Postproc hemor/hemtom of skin, subcu fol a dermatologic proc


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