Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 275.02
Hemochromatosis due to repeated red blood cell transfusions
  • Short description: Hemochromatos-rbc trans.
  • ICD-9-CM 275.02 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 275.02 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2011 version of ICD-9-CM 275.02.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 275.02: 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Hemochromatosis due to red blood cell transfusions
  • Hemochromatosis due to repeated red blood cell transfusion
  • Transfusion hemosiderosis
  • Transfusion induced iron overload
Applies To
  • Iron overload due to repeated red blood cell transfusions
  • Transfusion (red blood cell) associated hemochromatosis
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 275.02 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM E83.111 Hemochromatosis due to repeated red blood cell transfusions
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 275.02:
  • Hemochromatosis (acquired) (liver) (myocardium) (secondary) 275.03
    • due to repeated red blood cell transfusions 275.02
    • transfusion associated (red blood cell) 275.02
  • Hemosiderosis 275.09
    • transfusion NEC 275.02
  • Overload
    • iron, due to repeated red blood cell transfusions 275.02
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