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ICD-10-CM Code D74.8
Other methemoglobinemias

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

D74.8 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of other methemoglobinemias. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

The ICD code D748 is used to code Sulfhemoglobinemia

Sulfhemoglobinemia (or sulfhaemoglobinaemia) is a rare condition in which there is excess sulfhemoglobin (SulfHb) in the blood. The pigment is a greenish derivative of hemoglobin which cannot be converted back to normal, functional hemoglobin. It causes cyanosis even at low blood levels.

Specialty: Hematology
MeSH Code: D013436
ICD 9 Code: 289.7
Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for D74.8 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.
Acquired methemoglobinemia (with sulfhemoglobinemia)
Toxic methemoglobinemia

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

  • Toxic methemoglobinuria (disorder)
  • Acquired methemoglobinemia (disorder)
  • Methemoglobinemia due to nitrate poisoning (disorder)

Coding Advice SNOMET-CT

  • Possible requirement for an external cause code

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'D74.8 - Other methemoglobinemias'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code D74.8. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Stokvis(-Talma) disease (D74.8)
Sulfhemoglobinemia, sulphemoglobinemia(acquired) (with methemoglobinemia) (D74.8)
Nitrosohemoglobinemia (D74.8)


Methemoglobinemia (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 D74.8 and a single ICD9 code, 289.7 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.

Parent Code: D74 - Methemoglobinemia

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