2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code D55.0

Anemia due to glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase [G6PD] deficiency

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • D55.0 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Anemia due to glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM D55.0 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of D55.0 - other international versions of ICD-10 D55.0 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Favism
  • G6PD deficiency anemia
Type 1 Excludes
Type 1 Excludes Help
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes. It means "not coded here". A type 1 excludes note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as D55.0. A type 1 excludes note is for used for when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
  • glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency without anemia (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code D75.A

    Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency without anemia

      2020 - New Code Billable/Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency with anemia (D55.0)
    D75.A
    )
The following code(s) above D55.0 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 D55.0:
  • 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
  • D55
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code D55

    Anemia due to enzyme disorders

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • drug-induced enzyme deficiency anemia (D59.2)
    Anemia due to enzyme disorders
Approximate Synonyms
  • Anemia, g6pd deficiency
  • Deficiency of glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase
  • Glucose 6 phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency
  • Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency anemia
Clinical Information
  • Hemolytic anemia due to the ingestion of fava beans or after inhalation of pollen from the vicia fava plant by persons with glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficient erythrocytes.
ICD-10-CM D55.0 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 D55.0 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 D55.0:
  • Type 1 Excludes: D75.A
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code D75.A

    Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency without anemia

      2020 - New Code Billable/Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency with anemia (D55.0)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to D55.0:
  • Anemia (essential) (general) (hemoglobin deficiency) (infantile) (primary) (profound) D64.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code D64.9

    Anemia, unspecified

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    • deficiency D53.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code D53.9

      Nutritional anemia, unspecified

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      Applicable To
      • Simple chronic anemia
      Type 1 Excludes
      • enzyme D55.9
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code D55.9

        Anemia due to enzyme disorder, unspecified

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
        • glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase D55.0 (G6PD)
      • glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase D55.0
      • G6PD D55.0
    • hemolytic D58.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code D58.9

      Hereditary hemolytic anemia, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    • Baghdad spring D55.0
    • favism D55.0
    • glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase D55.0 (G6PD)
  • Deficiency, deficient
  • Favism D55.0 (anemia)
  • Poisoning (acute) - see also Table of Drugs and Chemicals
    • fava bean D55.0
  • Toxicity - see Table of Drugs and Chemicals, by substance, poisoning
    • fava bean D55.0

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To D55.0
D52.1 Drug-induced folate deficiency anemia
D52.8 Other folate deficiency anemias
D52.9 Folate deficiency anemia, unspecified
D53 Other nutritional anemias
D53.0 Protein deficiency anemia
D53.1 Other megaloblastic anemias, not elsewhere classified
D53.2 Scorbutic anemia
D53.8 Other specified nutritional anemias
D53.9 Nutritional anemia, unspecified
D55 Anemia due to enzyme disorders
D55.0 Anemia due to glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase [G6PD] deficiency
D55.1 Anemia due to other disorders of glutathione metabolism
D55.2 Anemia due to disorders of glycolytic enzymes
D55.3 Anemia due to disorders of nucleotide metabolism
D55.8 Other anemias due to enzyme disorders
D55.9 Anemia due to enzyme disorder, unspecified
D56 Thalassemia
D56.0 Alpha thalassemia
D56.1 Beta thalassemia
D56.2 Delta-beta thalassemia
D56.3 Thalassemia minor

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