Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 238.79
Other lymphatic and hematopoietic tissues
  • 2014
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • Short description: Lymph/hematpoitc tis NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 238.79 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 238.79 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
  • You are viewing the 2014 version of ICD-9-CM 238.79.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 238.79: 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 238.79 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM C94.40 Acute panmyelosis with myelofibrosis not having achieved remission
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM C94.41 Acute panmyelosis with myelofibrosis, in remission
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM C94.42 Acute panmyelosis with myelofibrosis, in relapse
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM D47.1 Chronic myeloproliferative disease
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM D47.9 Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of lymphoid, hematopoietic and related tissue, unspecified
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM D47.Z9 Other specified neoplasms of uncertain behavior of lymphoid, hematopoietic and related tissue
Approximate Synonyms
  • Acute myelofibrosis (disorder)
  • Acute myelofibrosis in relapse
  • Acute myelofibrosis in remission
  • Acute panmyelosis w myelofibrosis
  • Acute panmyelosis w myelofibrosis, in relapse
  • Acute panmyelosis w myelofibrosis, in remission
  • Acute panmyelosis with myelofibrosis
  • Atypical lymphoproliferative disorder
  • Chronic myeloproliferative disorder
  • Chronic myeloproliferative disorder (clinical)
  • Extramedullary megakaryocytopoiesis
  • Familial hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis
  • Fatal infectious mononucleosis associated with X-linked lymphoproliferative syndrome
  • Fungating tumor of lymph node
  • Hematologic neoplasm of uncertain behavior
  • Hemolytic anemia associated with lymphoproliferative disorder
  • Hemolytic anemia w lymphoproliferative disease
  • Hemolytic anemia, lymphoproliferative disease
  • Lymphocytic hypoplasia
  • Lymphoproliferative disorder
  • Mast cell neoplasm
  • Myeloproliferative disorder
  • Myeloproliferative disorder, chronic
  • Neoplasm affecting hematopoietic structure
  • Neoplasm of bone marrow
  • Neoplasm of hematopoietic cell type
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior of lymphatic or hematopoietic system
  • Neoplasm of uncertain behavior, lymphatic or hematopoietic
  • Neoplasm uncert behav lymphatic or hematopoietic
  • Post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorder
  • Thrombophilia due to myeloproliferative disorder
  • Virus-associated atypical lymphoproliferative disorder
  • X-linked lymphoproliferative syndrome
Applies To
  • Lymphoproliferative disease (chronic) NOS
  • Megakaryocytic myelosclerosis
  • Myeloproliferative disease (chronic) NOS
  • Panmyelosis (acute)
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 238.79:
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • lymphoproliferative (chronic) (M9970/1) 238.79
    • myeloproliferative (chronic) (M9960/1) 238.79
  • Disorder - see also Disease
    • lymphoproliferative (chronic) NEC (M9970/1) 238.79
    • myeloproliferative (chronic) NEC (M9960/1) 238.79
  • Myelofibrosis 289.83
    • megakaryocytic 238.79
  • Myeloproliferative disease (M9960/1) 238.79
  • Myelosclerosis 289.89
    • megakaryocytic (M9961/1) 238.79
  • Panmyelosis (acute) (M9951/1) 238.79
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • myeloproliferative (chronic) (M9960/1) 238.79
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