Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 279.53
Acute on chronic graft-versus-host disease
  • Short description: Ac on chrn grft-vs-host.
  • ICD-9-CM 279.53 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 279.53 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2012 version of ICD-9-CM 279.53.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 279.53: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Acute chronic graft versus host disease
  • Acute on chronic graft versus host disease
  • Acute on chronic graft versus host disease due to kidney transplant
  • Graft versus host disease due to kidney transplant
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 279.53 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM D89.812 Acute on chronic graft-versus-host disease
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 279.53:
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
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