Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 282.46
Thalassemia minor
  • ICD-9-CM 282.46 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 282.46 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2012 version of ICD-9-CM 282.46.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 282.46: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Alpha thalassemia 2 trait
  • Alpha thalassemia trait
  • Alpha thalassemia-2 trait
  • Alpha trait thalassemia
  • Beta thalassemia trait
  • Heterozygous thalassemia
  • Thalassemia trait
  • Thalassemia trait, alpha
  • Thalassemia trait, beta
282.46 Excludes
  • alpha thalassemia (282.43)
  • beta thalassemia (282.44)
  • delta-beta thalassemia (282.45)
  • hemoglobin E-beta thalassemia (282.47)
  • sickle-cell trait (282.5)
Applies To
  • Alpha thalassemia minor
  • Alpha thalassemia silent carrier
  • Alpha thalassemia trait
  • Beta thalassemia minor
  • Beta thalassemia trait
  • Delta-beta thalassemia trait
  • Thalassemia trait NOS
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 282.46 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM D56.3 Thalassemia minor
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 282.46:
  • Anemia 285.9
    • high A2 282.46
    • Rietti-Greppi-Micheli (thalassemia minor) 282.46
  • Beta thalassemia (mixed) 282.44
    • minor 282.46
  • High
    • A2 anemia 282.46
  • Micheli-Rietti syndrome (thalassemia minor) 282.46
  • Rietti-Greppi-Micheli anemia or syndrome 282.46
  • Silvestroni-Bianco syndrome (thalassemia minima) 282.46
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • Micheli-Rietti (thalassemia minor) 282.46
    • Rietti-Greppi-Micheli (thalassemia minor) 282.46
    • Silvestroni-Bianco (thalassemia minima) 282.46
  • Thalassemia (disease) 282.40
    • alpha (major) (severe) (triple gene defect) 282.43
      • silent carrier 282.46
    • minor (alpha) (beta) 282.46
    • trait (alpha) (beta) (delta-beta) 282.46
  • Trait
    • hemoglobin
      • abnormal NEC 282.7
        • with thalassemia 282.46
      • C (see also Disease, hemoglobin, C) 282.7
        • with elliptocytosis 282.7
      • S (Hb-S) 282.5
    • Lepore 282.46
      • with other abnormal hemoglobin NEC 282.49
    • thalassemia (alpha) (beta) (delta-beta) 282.46
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