2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code D69.6

Thrombocytopenia, unspecified

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • D69.6 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 D69.6 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of D69.6 - other international versions of ICD-10 D69.6 may differ.
The following code(s) above D69.6 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 D69.6:
  • 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
  • D69
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code D69

    Purpura and other hemorrhagic conditions

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • benign hypergammaglobulinemic purpura (D89.0)
    • cryoglobulinemic purpura (D89.1)
    • essential (hemorrhagic) thrombocythemia (D47.3)
    • hemorrhagic thrombocythemia (D47.3)
    • purpura fulminans (D65)
    • thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (M31.1)
    • Waldenström hypergammaglobulinemic purpura (D89.0)
    Purpura and other hemorrhagic conditions
Approximate Synonyms
  • Acquired thrombocytopenia
  • Thrombocytopenia (low blood platelets)
  • Thrombocytopenic disorder
Clinical Information
  • A condition in which there is a lower-than-normal number of platelets in the blood. It may result in easy bruising and excessive bleeding from wounds or bleeding in mucous membranes and other tissues.
  • A condition in which there is an abnormally small number of platelets in the circulating blood.
  • A decrease in the number of platelets in the blood that may result in easy bruising and excessive bleeding from wounds or bleeding in mucous membranes and other tissues.
  • A finding based on laboratory test results that indicate a decrease in number of platelets in a blood specimen.
  • A subnormal level of blood platelets.
  • Decrease in the number of blood platelets.
ICD-10-CM D69.6 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 813 Coagulation disorders

Convert D69.6 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

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to D69.6:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To D69.6
D69.1 Qualitative platelet defects
D69.2 Other nonthrombocytopenic purpura
D69.3 Immune thrombocytopenic purpura
D69.4 Other primary thrombocytopenia
D69.41 Evans syndrome
D69.42 Congenital and hereditary thrombocytopenia purpura
D69.49 Other primary thrombocytopenia
D69.5 Secondary thrombocytopenia
D69.51 Posttransfusion purpura
D69.59 Other secondary thrombocytopenia
D69.6 Thrombocytopenia, unspecified
D69.8 Other specified hemorrhagic conditions
D69.9 Hemorrhagic condition, unspecified
D70 Neutropenia
D70.0 Congenital agranulocytosis
D70.1 Agranulocytosis secondary to cancer chemotherapy
D70.2 Other drug-induced agranulocytosis
D70.3 Neutropenia due to infection
D70.4 Cyclic neutropenia
D70.8 Other neutropenia
D70.9 Neutropenia, unspecified

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.