Specific code 2010 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 995.86
Malignant hyperthermia
  • ICD-9-CM 995.86 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 995.86 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
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Convert to ICD-10-CM: 995.86 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM T88.3XXA Malignant hyperthermia due to anesthesia, initial encounter
Approximate Synonyms
  • Malignant hyperpyrexia due to anesthesia
  • Malignant hyperpyrexia due to anesthetic
  • Malignant hyperthermia due to anesthesia
Applies To
  • Malignant hyperpyrexia due to anesthesia
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 995.86:
  • Hyperpyrexia 780.60
    • malignant, due to anesthetic 995.86
  • Hyperthermia (of unknown origin) (see also Pyrexia) 780.60
    • malignant (due to anesthesia) 995.86
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