Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 996.88
Complications of transplanted organ, stem cell
  • Short description: Comp tp organ-stem cell.
  • ICD-9-CM 996.88 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 996.88 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 996.88.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 996.88: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Corneal stem cell failure
  • Keratopathy due to corneal stem cell failure
  • Limbal stem cell deficiency
Applies To
  • Complications from stem cells from:
    • peripheral blood
    • umbilical cord
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 996.88 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM T86.5 Complications of stem cell transplant
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 996.88:
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