Specific code 2009 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 288.9
Unspecified disease of white blood cells
  • Short description: WBC DISEASE NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 288.9 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 288.9 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2009 version of ICD-9-CM 288.9.
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Disease Synonyms
  • White blood cell disorder
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 288.9 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM D72.9 Disorder of white blood cells, unspecified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 288.9:
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • white
  • Findings, abnormal, without diagnosis (examination) (laboratory test) 796.4
    • white blood cell 288.9
      • count 288.9
      • differential 288.9
      • morphology 288.9
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