Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 996.52
Mechanical complication due to graft of other tissue, not elsewhere classified
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 996.52 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 996.52 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).
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 996.52 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM T86.820 Skin graft (allograft) rejection
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM T86.821 Skin graft (allograft) (autograft) failure
Approximate Synonyms
  • Acute cellular graft rejection
  • Bone graft rejection
  • Bronchial anastomotic edema
  • Bronchial anastomotic leak
  • Bronchial anastomotic mucosal dissection
  • Bronchial anastomotic necrosis
  • Bronchial anastomotic stricture
  • Chronic active graft rejection
  • Chronic graft rejection
  • Chronic inactive graft rejection
  • Complete flap loss
  • Deflation of tissue expander
  • Disorder of skin donor site
  • Exposure of tissue expander
  • Flap disorder
  • Flap failure
  • Flap ischemia
  • Flap loss
  • Full thickness flap loss
  • Graft failure due to anastomotic leak
  • Graft failure due to prolonged ischemia
  • Graft failure due to recurrent recipient disease
  • Graft failure due to thrombosis
  • Graft rejection
  • Hyperacute graft rejection
  • Mechanical complication due to skin graft failure AND/OR rejection
  • Mild cellular graft rejection
  • Moderate cellular graft rejection
  • Primary graft failure
  • Rejection of bone graft
  • Skin graft failure
  • Skin graft hematoma
  • Skin graft hyperpigmentation
  • Skin graft hypertrophy
  • Skin graft infection
  • Skin graft loss
  • Skin graft necrosis
  • Skin graft rejection
  • Skin graft seroma
  • Sloughed graft
  • Tissue expander disorder
996.52 Excludes
  • failure of artificial skin graft (996.55)
  • failure of decellularized allodermis (996.55)
  • sloughing of temporary skin allografts or xenografts (pigskin) - omit code
Applies To
  • Skin graft failure or rejection
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 996.52:
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