2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code D72.82

Elevated white blood cell count

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • D72.82 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM D72.82 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of D72.82 - other international versions of ICD-10 D72.82 may differ.
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 D72.82. 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.
  • eosinophilia (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code D72.1

    Eosinophilia

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Allergic eosinophilia
    • Hereditary eosinophilia
    Type 1 Excludes
    • Löffler's syndrome (J82)
    • pulmonary eosinophilia (J82)
    D72.1
    )
The following code(s) above D72.82 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 D72.82:
  • 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
  • D72
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code D72

    Other disorders of white blood cells

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    Other disorders of white blood cells
  • D72.8
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code D72.8

    Other specified disorders of white blood cells

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    Other specified disorders of white blood cells
Clinical Information
  • A disorder characterized by laboratory test results that indicate an increased number of white blood cells in the blood.
  • A laboratory test result indicating an increased number of white blood cells in the peripheral blood.
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
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To D72.82
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
D72.820 Lymphocytosis (symptomatic)
D72.821 Monocytosis (symptomatic)
D72.822 Plasmacytosis
D72.823 Leukemoid reaction
D72.824 Basophilia
D72.825 Bandemia
D72.828 Other elevated white blood cell count
D72.829 …… unspecified
D72.89 Other specified disorders of white blood cells
D72.9 Disorder of white blood cells, unspecified

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