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ICD-10-CM Code C90
Multiple myeloma and malignant plasma cell neoplasms

Non-Billable Code
Non-Billable means the code is not sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis. Use a child code to capture more detail.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

ICD Code C90 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the four child codes of C90 that describes the diagnosis 'multiple myeloma and malignant plasma cell neoplasms' in more detail.

The ICD code C90 is used to code Plasma cell dyscrasia

Plasma cell dyscrasias are disorders of the plasma cells. Plasma cell dyscrasias are produced as a result of abnormal proliferation of a monoclonal population of plasma cells that may or may not secrete detectable levels of a monoclonal immunoglobulin or immunoglobulin fragment (paraprotein or M protein). Although the most common plasma cell dyscrasia is monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance (MGUS), closely related disorders include multiple myeloma, solitary plasmacytoma of bone, extramedullary plasmacytoma, Waldenström's macroglobulinemia (WM), primary amyloidosis, light chain deposition disease, paraproteinemia, and heavy-chain disease. The spectrum of MGUS, solitary plasmacytoma of bone, and asymptomatic and symptomatic multiple myeloma may actually represent a natural progression of the same disease.

Specialty: Hematology
MeSH Codes: D054219, D013964
ICD 9 Codes: , 193
Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for C90 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 Excludes
Type-1 Excludes mean the conditions excluded are mutually exclusive and should never be coded together. Excludes 1 means "do not code here."
Personal history of other malignant neoplasms of lymphoid, hematopoietic and related tissues - instead, use code Z85.79

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'C90 - Multiple myeloma and malignant plasma cell neoplasms'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code C90. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

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