2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 285.0
- acquired or hereditary anemia marked by sideroblasts: bone marrow cells with large mitochondrial deposits of insoluble iron due to defective heme synthesis, leading to ineffective erythropoiesis.
- A myelodysplastic syndrome characterized mainly by dysplasia of the erythroid series. Refractory anemia is uncommon. It is primarily a disease of older adults. The median survival exceeds 5 years. (WHO, 2001) -- 2003
- ICD-9-CM 285.0 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Convert 285.0 to ICD-10-CM
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 285.0: