2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 279.2
Combined immunity deficiency
- group of rare congenital disorders characterized by impairment of both humoral and cell-mediated immunity, leukopenia, and low or absent antibody levels; it is inherited as an X-linked or autosomal recessive defect; about half of the patients with autosomal recessive SCID are deficient in the enzyme adenosine deaminase.
- X-linked or autosomal recessive disorder characterized by defects of both humoral and cell mediated immunity, resulting in low or absent antibody levels, leukopenia, marked susceptibility to infections, and early death.--2004
- ICD-9-CM 279.2 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Convert 279.2 to ICD-10-CM
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 279.2: