Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 279.05
Immunodeficiency with increased IgM
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Immunodefic w hyper-igm.
  • ICD-9-CM 279.05 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 279.05 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Autosomal recessive hyper-IgM syndrome
  • Autosomal recessive hyperimmunoglobulin M syndrome
  • Hyperimmunoglobulin m syndrome
  • X-linked hyper-IgM syndrome
  • X-linked severe combined immunodeficiency
Applies To
  • Immunodeficiency with hyper-IgM:
    • autosomal recessive
    • X-linked
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 279.05 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM D80.5 Immunodeficiency with increased immunoglobulin M [IgM]
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 279.05:
  • Deficiency, deficient
    • humoral 279.00
      • with
        • hyper-IgM 279.05
          • autosomal recessive 279.05
        • X-linked 279.05
        • increased IgM 279.05
      • congenital hypogammaglobulinemia 279.04
      • selective immunoglobulin NEC 279.03
      • specified NEC 279.09
  • Immunodeficiency 279.3
    • X-linked, with increased IgM 279.05
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