2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code D70.9

Neutropenia, unspecified

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
  • D70.9 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM D70.9 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of D70.9 - other international versions of ICD-10 D70.9 may differ.
The following code(s) above D70.9 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 D70.9:
  • D50-D89
    2019 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
  • D70
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code D70

    Neutropenia

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Includes
    • agranulocytosis
    • decreased absolute neurophile count (ANC)
    Type 1 Excludes
    • neutropenic splenomegaly (D73.81)
    • transient neonatal neutropenia (P61.5)
    Use Additional
    Neutropenia
Approximate Synonyms
  • Agranulocytosis, chronic
  • Agranulocytosis, pernicious
  • Chronic agranulocytosis
  • Chronic benign neutropenia
  • Febrile neutropenia
  • Immune neutropenia
  • Neutropenia (low white blood cells)
  • Neutropenia, chronic benign
  • Neutropenia, immune
  • Neutropenic disorder
  • Neutropenic fever
  • Pernicious agranulocytosis
Clinical Information
  • A decrease in the number of neutrophils found in the blood.
  • Decrease in the number of neutrophilic leukocytes in the blood.
ICD-10-CM D70.9 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):
  • 808 Major hematological and immunological diagnoses except sickle cell crisis and coagulation disorders with mcc
  • 809 Major hematological and immunological diagnoses except sickle cell crisis and coagulation disorders with cc
  • 810 Major hematological and immunological diagnoses except sickle cell crisis and coagulation disorders without cc/mcc

Convert D70.9 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
Code annotations containing back-references to D70.9:
  • Type 1 Excludes: D72.819
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code D72.819

    Decreased white blood cell count, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Decreased leukocytes, unspecified
    • Leukocytopenia, unspecified
    • Leukopenia
    Type 1 Excludes
    • malignant leukopenia (D70.9)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to D70.9:
  • Agranulocytosis (chronic) (cyclical) (genetic) (infantile) (periodic) (pernicious) D70.9 - see also Neutropenia
  • Fever (inanition) (of unknown origin) (persistent) (with chills) (with rigor) R50.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R50.9

    Fever, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Fever NOS
    • Fever of unknown origin [FUO]
    • Fever with chills
    • Fever with rigors
    • Hyperpyrexia NOS
    • Persistent fever
    • Pyrexia NOS
    • neutropenic D70.9
  • Leukopenia D72.819
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code D72.819

    Decreased white blood cell count, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Decreased leukocytes, unspecified
    • Leukocytopenia, unspecified
    • Leukopenia
    Type 1 Excludes
    • malignant leukopenia (D70.9)
    • malignant D70.9
  • Myelokathexis D70.9
  • Neutropenia, neutropenic (chronic) (genetic) (idiopathic) (immune) (infantile) (malignant) (pernicious) (splenic) D70.9
    • fever D70.9

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To D70.9
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
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

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