Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 238.74
Myelodysplastic syndrome with 5q deletion
  • Short description: Myelodyspls syn w 5q del.
  • ICD-9-CM 238.74 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 238.74 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
  • You are viewing the 2011 version of ICD-9-CM 238.74.
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Convert to ICD-10-CM: 238.74 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM D46.C Myelodysplastic syndrome with isolated del(5q) chromosomal abnormality
Approximate Synonyms
  • Myelodysplastic syndrome w 5q deletion
  • Myelodysplastic syndrome with 5Q deletion
  • Myelodysplastic syndrome with isolated del(5q)
238.74 Excludes
  • constitutional 5q deletion (758.39)
  • high grade myelodysplastic syndrome with 5q deletion (238.73)
Applies To
  • 5q minus syndrome NOS
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 238.74:
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • 5q minus 238.74
    • myelodysplastic 238.75
      • with 5q deletion 238.74
      • high grade with 5q deletion 238.73
      • therapy-related 289.83
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