Non-specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 202.4
Leukemic reticuloendotheliosis
  • Non-Billable Code
  • There are 9 ICD-9-CM codes below 202.4 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
Clinical Information
  • A neoplastic disease of the lymphoreticular cells which is considered to be a rare type of chronic leukemia; it is characterized by an insidious onset, splenomegaly, anemia, granulocytopenia, thrombocytopenia, little or no lymphadenopathy, and the presence of "hairy" or "flagellated" cells in the blood and bone marrow.
  • A rare neoplasm of small b-lymphocytes with "hairy" projections in bone marrow, spleen, and peripheral blood. Most patients are middle-aged to elderly adults and present with splenomegaly and pancytopenia. (who, 2001)
  • A rare type of leukemia in which abnormal b-lymphocytes (a type of white blood cell) are present in the bone marrow, spleen, and peripheral blood. When viewed under a microscope, these cells appear to be covered with tiny hair-like projections.
  • A type of chronic leukemia in which the abnormal white blood cells appear to be covered with tiny hairs when viewed under a microscope.
  • Neoplastic disease of the lymphoreticular cells which is considered to be a rare type of chronic leukemia; it is characterized by an insidious onset, splenomegaly, anemia, granulocytopenia, thrombocytopenia, little or no lymphadenopathy, and the presence of hairy or flagellated cells in the blood and bone marrow.
Applies To
  • Hairy-cell leukemia
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 202.4:
  • Leukemia, leukemic (congenital) (M9800/3) 208.9
    • hairy cell (M9940/3) 202.4
  • Reticuloendotheliosis
    • leukemic (M9940/3) 202.4
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