Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 280.0
Iron deficiency anemia secondary to blood loss (chronic)
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Chr blood loss anemia.
  • ICD-9-CM 280.0 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 280.0 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Anemia due to blood loss
  • Anemia due to chronic blood loss
  • Anemia, blood loss
  • Anemia, chronic blood loss
280.0 Excludes
  • acute posthemorrhagic anemia (285.1)
Applies To
  • Normocytic anemia due to blood loss
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 280.0 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM D50.0 Iron deficiency anemia secondary to blood loss (chronic)
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 280.0:
  • Anemia 285.9
    • blood loss (chronic) 280.0
    • due to
      • antineoplastic chemotherapy 285.3
      • blood loss (chronic) 280.0
      • chemotherapy, antineoplastic 285.3
      • defect of Embden-Meyerhof pathway glycolysis 282.3
      • disorder of glutathione metabolism 282.2
      • drug - see Anemia, by type (see also Table of Drugs and Chemicals)
        • chemotherapy, antineoplastic 285.3
      • fetal blood loss 776.5
      • fish tapeworm (D. latum) infestation 123.4
      • glutathione metabolism disorder 282.2
      • hemorrhage (chronic) 280.0
      • hexose monophosphate (HMP) shunt deficiency 282.2
      • impaired absorption 280.9
      • loss of blood (chronic) 280.0
      • myxedema 244.9
      • Necator americanus 126.1
      • prematurity 776.6
      • selective vitamin B12 malabsorption with proteinuria 281.1
    • factitious (self-induced bloodletting) 280.0
    • hemorrhagic (chronic) 280.0
    • hypochromic (idiopathic) (microcytic) (normoblastic) 280.9
      • with iron loading 285.0
      • due to blood loss (chronic) 280.0
      • familial sex linked 285.0
      • pyridoxine-responsive 285.0
    • iron (Fe) deficiency 280.9
      • due to blood loss (chronic) 280.0
      • of or complicating pregnancy 648.2
      • specified NEC 280.8
    • microcytic (hypochromic) 280.9
    • normocytic (infectional) (not due to blood loss) 285.9
      • due to blood loss (chronic) 280.0
      • myelophthisic 284.2
    • posthemorrhagic (chronic) 280.0
    • postoperative
      • due to (acute) blood loss 285.1
        • chronic blood loss 280.0
      • other 285.9
    • secondary (to) 285.9
      • blood loss (chronic) 280.0
      • hemorrhage 280.0
      • inadequate dietary iron intake 280.1
    • sideropenic 280.9
      • due to blood loss (chronic) 280.0
  • Hemorrhage, hemorrhagic (nontraumatic) 459.0
    • anemia (chronic) 280.0
  • Hypochromic anemia 280.9
    • due to blood loss (chronic) 280.0
  • Hypoferremia 280.9
    • due to blood loss (chronic) 280.0
  • Normocytic anemia (infectional) 285.9
    • due to blood loss (chronic) 280.0
  • Posthemorrhagic anemia (chronic) 280.0
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