ICD-10 Diagnosis Code T86.812

Lung transplant infection

Diagnosis Code T86.812

ICD-10: T86.812
Short Description: Lung transplant infection
Long Description: Lung transplant infection
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code T86.812

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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)

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Diagnostic Related Groups
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Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code T86.812 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

    Information for Patients

    Lung Transplantation

    A lung transplant removes a person's diseased lung and replaces it with a healthy one. The healthy lung comes from a donor who has died. Some people get one lung during a transplant. Other people get two.

    Lung transplants are used for people who are likely to die from lung disease within 1 to 2 years. Their conditions are so severe that other treatments, such as medicines or breathing devices, no longer work. Lung transplants most often are used to treat people who have severe

    • COPD
    • Cystic fibrosis
    • Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
    • Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency
    • Pulmonary hypertension

    Complications of lung transplantation include rejection of the transplanted lung and infection.

    NIH: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

    • Lung transplant (Medical Encyclopedia)

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