2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code D50.1

Sideropenic dysphagia

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • D50.1 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM D50.1 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of D50.1 - other international versions of ICD-10 D50.1 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Kelly-Paterson syndrome
  • Plummer-Vinson syndrome
The following code(s) above D50.1 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
In this context, annotation back-references refer to codes that contain:
  • Applicable To annotations, or
  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
  • Excludes2 annotations, or
  • Includes annotations, or
  • Note annotations, or
  • Use Additional annotations
that may be applicable to D50.1:
  • D50-D89
    2020 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
  • D50
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code D50

    Iron deficiency anemia

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Includes
    • asiderotic anemia
    • hypochromic anemia
    Iron deficiency anemia
Approximate Synonyms
  • Anemia, plummer vinson syndrome
  • Plummer-vinson syndrome
Clinical Information
  • A disorder marked by anemia caused by iron deficiency, and a web-like growth of membranes in the throat that makes swallowing difficult. Having plummer-vinson syndrome may increase the risk of developing esophageal cancer.
  • A syndrome characterized by dysphagia, upper esophageal webs, iron deficiency anemia, and glossitis.
  • A syndrome of dysphagia with iron-deficiency anemia that is due to congenital anomalies in the esophagus (such as cervical esophageal webs). It is known as patterson-kelly syndrome in the united kingdom.
ICD-10-CM D50.1 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 811 Red blood cell disorders with mcc
  • 812 Red blood cell disorders without mcc

Convert D50.1 to ICD-9-CM

Code History
  • 2016 (effective 10/1/2015): New code (first year of non-draft ICD-10-CM)
  • 2017 (effective 10/1/2016): No change
  • 2018 (effective 10/1/2017): No change
  • 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): No change
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change
Code annotations containing back-references to D50.1:
  • Type 2 Excludes: K22.8
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K22.8

    Other specified diseases of esophagus

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Hemorrhage of esophagus NOS
    Type 2 Excludes
    • esophageal varices (I85.-)
    • Paterson-Kelly syndrome (D50.1)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to D50.1:
  • Dysphagia R13.10
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R13.10

    Dysphagia, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Difficulty in swallowing NOS
    • sideropenic D50.1
  • Kelly D50.1 (-Patterson) syndrome (sideropenic dysphagia)
  • Paterson D50.1 (-Brown)(-Kelly)
  • Plummer-Vinson syndrome D50.1
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • Kelly's D50.1
    • Paterson D50.1 (-Brown) (-Kelly)
    • Plummer-Vinson D50.1
    • sideropenic D50.1
    • Vinson-Plummer D50.1
    • Waldenström-Kjellberg D50.1
  • Vinson-Plummer syndrome D50.1
  • Waldenström-Kjellberg syndrome D50.1
  • Web, webbed (congenital)
    • Paterson-Kelly D50.1

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To D50.1
D49.519 Neoplasm of unspecified behavior of unspecified kidney
D49.59 Neoplasm of unspecified behavior of other genitourinary organ
D49.6 Neoplasm of unspecified behavior of brain
D49.7 Neoplasm of unspecified behavior of endocrine glands and other parts of nervous system
D49.8 Neoplasm of unspecified behavior of other specified sites
D49.81 Neoplasm of unspecified behavior of retina and choroid
D49.89 Neoplasm of unspecified behavior of other specified sites
D49.9 Neoplasm of unspecified behavior of unspecified site
D50 Iron deficiency anemia
D50.0 Iron deficiency anemia secondary to blood loss (chronic)
D50.1 Sideropenic dysphagia
D50.8 Other iron deficiency anemias
D50.9 Iron deficiency anemia, unspecified
D51 Vitamin B12 deficiency anemia
D51.0 Vitamin B12 deficiency anemia due to intrinsic factor deficiency
D51.1 Vitamin B12 deficiency anemia due to selective vitamin B12 malabsorption with proteinuria
D51.2 Transcobalamin II deficiency
D51.3 Other dietary vitamin B12 deficiency anemia
D51.8 Other vitamin B12 deficiency anemias
D51.9 Vitamin B12 deficiency anemia, unspecified
D52 Folate deficiency anemia

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