2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code D57.3

Sickle-cell trait

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
  • D57.3 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2021 edition of ICD-10-CM D57.3 became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of D57.3 - other international versions of ICD-10 D57.3 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Hb-S trait
  • Heterozygous hemoglobin S
The following code(s) above D57.3 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 D57.3:
  • D50-D89
    2021 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
  • D57
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code D57

    Sickle-cell disorders

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • other hemoglobinopathies (D58.-)
    Use Additional
    • code for any associated fever (R50.81)
    Sickle-cell disorders
Approximate Synonyms
  • Maternal ickle cell trait in pregnancy
  • Maternal sickle cell trait in pregnancy
  • Postpartum (after childbirth) sickle cell trait
  • Postpartum sickle cell trait
  • Sickle cell trait
  • Sickle cell trait in childbirth
Clinical Information
  • The condition of being heterozygous for hemoglobin s.
ICD-10-CM D57.3 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v38.0):
  • 811 Red blood cell disorders with mcc
  • 812 Red blood cell disorders without mcc

Convert D57.3 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
  • 2021 (effective 10/1/2020): No change
Code annotations containing back-references to D57.3:
  • Type 1 Excludes: D56.3
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code D56.3

    Thalassemia minor

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Alpha thalassemia minor
    • Alpha thalassemia silent carrier
    • Alpha thalassemia trait
    • Beta thalassemia minor
    • Beta thalassemia trait
    • Delta-beta thalassemia minor
    • Delta-beta thalassemia trait
    • Thalassemia trait NOS
    Type 1 Excludes
    • alpha thalassemia (D56.0)
    • beta thalassemia (D56.1)
    • delta-beta thalassemia (D56.2)
    • hemoglobin E-beta thalassemia (D56.5)
    • sickle-cell trait (D57.3)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to D57.3:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To D57.3
D57.09 …… with other specified complication
D57.1 Sickle-cell disease without crisis
D57.2 Sickle-cell/Hb-C disease
D57.20 …… without crisis
D57.21 Sickle-cell/Hb-C disease with crisis
D57.211 Sickle-cell/Hb-C disease with acute chest syndrome
D57.212 Sickle-cell/Hb-C disease with splenic sequestration
D57.213 Sickle-cell/Hb-C disease with cerebral vascular involvement
D57.218 …… with other specified complication
D57.219 …… unspecified
D57.3 Sickle-cell trait
D57.4 Sickle-cell thalassemia
D57.40 …… without crisis
D57.41 Sickle-cell thalassemia, unspecified, with crisis
D57.411 Sickle-cell thalassemia, unspecified, with acute chest syndrome
D57.412 Sickle-cell thalassemia, unspecified, with splenic sequestration
D57.413 Sickle-cell thalassemia, unspecified, with cerebral vascular involvement
D57.418 …… with other specified complication
D57.419 Sickle-cell thalassemia, unspecified, with crisis
D57.42 …… beta zero without crisis
D57.43 Sickle-cell thalassemia beta zero with crisis

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