ICD-10-CM Code D72.819
Decreased white blood cell count, unspecified
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
D72.819 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of decreased white blood cell count, unspecified. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code D72819 is used to code Leukopenia
Leukopenia (also known as leukocytopenia or leucopenia, from Greek λευκός "white" and πενία "deficiency") is a decrease in the number of white blood cells (leukocytes) found in the blood, which places individuals at increased risk of infection.
|Specialty:||Infectious Disease, Hematology|
|ICD 9 Code:||288.50|
Coding Notes for D72.819 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Inclusion TermsInclusion 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.
- Decreased leukocytes, unspecified
- Leukocytopenia, unspecified
Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 ExcludesType-1 Excludes mean the conditions excluded are mutually exclusive and should never be coded together. Excludes 1 means "do not code here."
- Malignant leukopenia - instead, use code D70.9
- DRG Group #814-816 - Reticuloendothelial and immunity disorders with MCC.
- DRG Group #814-816 - Reticuloendothelial and immunity disorders with CC.
- DRG Group #814-816 - Reticuloendothelial and immunity disorders without CC or MCC.
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'D72.819 - Decreased white blood cell count, unspecified'
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Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
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 D72.819 and a single ICD9 code, 288.50 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.