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ICD-10-CM Code D50.1
Sideropenic dysphagia

Billable Code
Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

D50.1 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of sideropenic dysphagia. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

The ICD code D501 is used to code Plummer-Vinson syndrome

Plummer–Vinson syndrome (PVS), also called Paterson–Brown–Kelly syndrome or sideropenic dysphagia, is a rare disease characterized by difficulty in swallowing, iron deficiency anemia, glossitis, cheilosis and esophageal webs. Treatment with iron supplementation and mechanical widening of the esophagus generally provides an excellent outcome.

MeSH Code: D011004
ICD 9 Code: 280.8
Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for D50.1 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
Inclusion Terms are a list of concepts for which a specific code is used. The list of Inclusion Terms is useful for determining the correct code in some cases, but the list is not necessarily exhaustive.
Kelly-Paterson syndrome
Plummer-Vinson syndrome

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #811-812 - Red blood cell disorders with MCC.
  • DRG Group #811-812 - Red blood cell disorders without MCC.

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Plummer-Vinson syndrome (disorder)

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'D50.1 - Sideropenic dysphagia'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code D50.1. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Waldenström-Kjellberg syndrome (D50.1)
Vinson-Plummer syndrome (D50.1)
Paterson(-Brown)(-Kelly) syndrome or web (D50.1)
Plummer-Vinson syndrome (D50.1)
Kelly(-Patterson) syndrome (sideropenic dysphagia) (D50.1)


Other specified iron deficiency anemias (approximate match)

This is the official approximate match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that while there is no exact mapping between this ICD10 code D50.1 and a single ICD9 code, 280.8 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.

Parent Code: D50 - Iron deficiency anemia

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