Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 273.2
Other paraproteinemias
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Paraproteinemia NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 273.2 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 273.2 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Alpha heavy chain disease
  • Alpha heavy chain disease, enteric form
  • Alpha heavy chain disease, respiratory form
  • Cold urticaria with cryoglobulins
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Cryoglobulinemia due to chronic hepatitis C
  • Cryoglobulinemic glomerulonephritis
  • Cryoglobulinemic purpura
  • Cryoglobulinemic vasculitis
  • Epsilon heavy chain disease
  • Essential mixed cryoglobulinemia
  • Gamma heavy chain disease
  • Heavy chain disease
  • Hereditary hypertrophic neuropathy with paraproteinemia
  • Mixed cryoimmunoglobulinemia with monoclonal component
  • Mixed polyclonal cryoimmunoglobulinemia
  • Mu heavy chain disease
  • Necrobiotic xanthogranuloma with paraproteinemia
  • Necrotizing vasculitis due to mixed cryoglobulinemia
  • Neuropathy in cryoglobulinemia
  • Primary cryoglobulinemia
  • Secondary cryoglobulinemia
  • Subcorneal pustular dermatosis with paraproteinemia
Applies To
  • Cryoglobulinemic:
    • purpura
    • vasculitis
  • Mixed cryoglobulinemia
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 273.2 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM D89.1 Cryoglobulinemia
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 273.2:
  • Cryofibrinogenemia 273.2
  • Cryoglobulinemia (mixed) 273.2
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • Franklin's (heavy chain) 273.2
    • heavy-chain (gamma G) 273.2
    • mu-chain 273.2
  • Franklin's disease (heavy chain) 273.2
  • Heavy-chain disease 273.2
  • Mu-chain disease 273.2
  • Paraproteinemia 273.2
    • secondary to malignant or inflammatory disease 273.1
  • Purpura 287.2
    • cryoglobulinemic 273.2
  • Vasculitis 447.6
    • cryoglobulinemic 273.2
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