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ICD-10-CM Code C90.1
Plasma cell leukemia

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 C90.1 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the three child codes of C90.1 that describes the diagnosis 'plasma cell leukemia' in more detail.

The ICD code C901 is used to code Plasma cell leukemia

Plasma cell leukemia (PCL), a lymphoproliferative disorder, is a rare cancer involving a subtype of white blood cells called plasma cells. Plasma cell leukemia is one of the most aggressive human neoplasms and constitutes 2% to 4% of all cases of plasma cell disorders. The WHO criterion for diagnosis of PCL is that plasma cells constitute more than 20% of cells in the peripheral blood with an absolute plasma cell count of more than 2 × 109/L. The presentation may be primary, de novo, or secondary, evolving from an existing case of multiple myeloma as part of the terminal phase of the disease. Approximately 60 to 70% of cases are primary.

Specialty: Hematology And Oncology
MeSH Code: D007952
ICD 9 Code: 203.1

A schematic showing peripheral blood with plasma cell leukemia. Many plasma cells are seen mixed with red cells.

Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for C90.1 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
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Plasmacytic leukemia

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'C90.1 - Plasma cell leukemia'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code C90.1. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Parent Code: C90 - Multiple myeloma and malignant plasma cell neoplasms

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