Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 288.59
Other decreased white blood cell count
  • Short description: Decreased WBC count NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 288.59 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 288.59 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 288.59.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 288.59: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Basophilic leukopenia
  • Decreased blood eosinophil number
  • Eosinopenia
  • Eosinophilic leukopenia
  • Febrile leukopenia
  • Granulocyte count below reference range
  • Monocytopenia
  • Plasmacytopenia
Applies To
  • Basophilic leukopenia
  • Eosinophilic leukopenia
  • Monocytopenia
  • Plasmacytopenia
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 288.59 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM D72.818 Other decreased white blood cell count
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 288.59:
  • Acidocytopenia 288.59
  • Acidopenia 288.59
  • Basopenia 288.59
  • Decrease, decreased
    • blood
      • platelets (see also Thrombocytopenia) 287.5
      • pressure 796.3
      • white cell count 288.50
        • specified NEC 288.59
  • Eosinopenia 288.59
  • Hypoeosinophilia 288.59
  • Leukopenia 288.50
    • basophilic 288.59
    • eosinophilic 288.59
    • familial 288.59
  • Monocytopenia 288.59
  • Plasmacytopenia 288.59
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 288.59 is one of thousands of ICD-9-CM codes used in healthcare. Although ICD-9-CM and CPT codes are largely numeric, they differ in that CPT codes describe medical procedures and services. Can't find a code? Start at the root of ICD-9-CM, check the 2012 ICD-9-CM Index or use the search engine at the top of this page to lookup any code.