Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 277.88
Tumor lysis syndrome
  • 2014
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 277.88 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 277.88 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 277.88.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 277.88: 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 277.88 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM E88.3 Tumor lysis syndrome
Applies To
  • Spontaneous tumor lysis syndrome
  • Tumor lysis syndrome following antineoplastic drug therapy
Use Additional
  • Use additional E code to identify cause, if drug-induced
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 277.88:
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • tumor lysis (following antineoplastic drug therapy) (spontaneous) 277.88
  • Tumor (M8000/1) - see also Neoplasm, by site, unspecified nature
    • lysis syndrome (following antineoplastic drug therapy) (spontaneous) 277.88
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