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ICD-10-CM Code D69.4
Other primary thrombocytopenia

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 D69.4 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the three child codes of D69.4 that describes the diagnosis 'other primary thrombocytopenia' in more detail.

The ICD code D69 is used to code Purpura

Purpura is a condition of red or purple discolored spots on the skin that do not blanch on applying pressure. The spots are caused by bleeding underneath the skin usually secondary to vasculitis or dietary deficiency of vitamin C (scurvy). They measure 0.3–1 cm (3–10 mm), whereas petechiae measure less than 3 mm, and ecchymoses greater than 1 cm.

Specialty: Dermatology, Hematology
MeSH Code: D011693
ICD 9 Code: 287

Petechiae and purpura on the lower limb due to medication induced vasculitis

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Coding Notes for D69.4 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."
Transient neonatal thrombocytopenia - instead, use code P61.0
Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome - instead, use code D82.0

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Fechtner syndrome (disorder)

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'D69.4 - Other primary thrombocytopenia'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code D69.4. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Parent Code: D69 - Purpura and other hemorrhagic conditions

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