Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 279.06
Common variable immunodeficiency
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Common variabl immunodef.
  • ICD-9-CM 279.06 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 279.06 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Common variable agammaglobulinemia
  • Common variable immunodeficiency w autoantibodies to B-cells or T-cells
  • Common variable immunodeficiency with autoantibodies to B- or T-cells
  • Immunodeficiency w autoantibodies to B or T-cell
Clinical Information
  • A primary immunodeficiency characterized by low levels or absence of all the immunoglobulin classes and lack of b-lymphocytes or plasma cells. It results in recurrent bacterial infections. Complications include autoimmune phenomena and cancer development.
  • Heterogeneous group of immunodeficiency syndromes characterized by hypogammaglobulinemia of most isotypes, variable b-cell defects, and the presence of recurrent bacterial infections.
Applies To
  • Dysgammaglobulinemia (acquired) (congenital) (primary)
  • Hypogammaglobulinemia:
    • acquired primary
    • congenital non-sex-linked
    • sporadic
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 279.06 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM D83.8 Other common variable immunodeficiencies
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM D83.9 Common variable immunodeficiency, unspecified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 279.06:
  • Agammaglobulinemia 279.00
    • acquired (primary) (secondary) 279.06
  • Deficiency, deficient
  • Dysgammaglobulinemia 279.06
  • Good's syndrome 279.06
  • Hypogammaglobulinemia 279.00
    • acquired primary 279.06
    • non-sex-linked, congenital 279.06
    • sporadic 279.06
  • Immunodeficiency 279.3
    • common variable 279.06
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • Good's 279.06
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