2017/18 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code D72.81

Decreased white blood cell count

Type 1 Excludes
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  • neutropenia (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code D70
    • D70 Neutropenia
      • D70.0 Congenital agranulocytosis
      • D70.1 Agranulocytosis secondary to cancer chemother...
      • D70.2 Other drug-induced agranulocytosis
      • D70.3 Neutropenia due to infection
      • D70.4 Cyclic neutropenia
      • D70.8 Other neutropenia
      • D70.9 Neutropenia, unspecified
    D70.-
    )
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that may be applicable to D72.81:
  • D50-D89
    2018 ICD-10-CM Range D50-D89

    Diseases of the blood and blood-forming organs and certain disorders involving the immune mechanism

    Type 2 Excludes
    • autoimmune disease (systemic) NOS (M35.9)
    • certain conditions originating in the perinatal period (P00-P96)
    • complications of pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O00-O9A)
    • congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
    • endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00-E88)
    • human immunodeficiency virus [HIV] disease (B20)
    • injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00-T88)
    • neoplasms (C00-D49)
    • symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00-R94)
    Diseases of the blood and blood-forming organs and certain disorders involving the immune mechanism
  • D72
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code D72

    Other disorders of white blood cells

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    Other disorders of white blood cells
  • D72.8
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code D72.8

    Other specified disorders of white blood cells

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    Other specified disorders of white blood cells
Code History
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To D72.81
D70.2 Other drug-induced agranulocytosis
D70.3 Neutropenia due to infection
D70.4 Cyclic neutropenia
D70.8 Other neutropenia
D70.9 Neutropenia, unspecified
D71 Functional disorders of polymorphonuclear neutrophils
D72 Other disorders of white blood cells
D72.0 Genetic anomalies of leukocytes
D72.1 Eosinophilia
D72.8 Other specified disorders of white blood cells
D72.81 Decreased white blood cell count
D72.810 Lymphocytopenia
D72.818 Other decreased white blood cell count
D72.819 …… unspecified
D72.82 Elevated white blood cell count
D72.820 Lymphocytosis (symptomatic)
D72.821 Monocytosis (symptomatic)
D72.822 Plasmacytosis
D72.823 Leukemoid reaction
D72.824 Basophilia
D72.825 Bandemia

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