Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 280.8
Other specified iron deficiency anemias
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Iron defic anemia NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 280.8 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 280.8 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Anemia, Plummer Vinson syndrome
  • Iron deficiency anemia due to erythropoietin deficiency
  • Iron deficiency anemia, erythropoietin deficiency
  • Plummer-Vinson syndrome
Applies To
  • Paterson-Kelly syndrome
  • Plummer-Vinson syndrome
  • Sideropenic dysphagia
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 280.8 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM D50.1 Sideropenic dysphagia
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM D50.8 Other iron deficiency anemias
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 280.8:
  • Anemia 285.9
    • iron (Fe) deficiency 280.9
      • due to blood loss (chronic) 280.0
      • of or complicating pregnancy 648.2
      • specified NEC 280.8
  • Dysphagia 787.20
    • sideropenic 280.8
  • Kelly (-Patterson) syndrome (sideropenic dysphagia) 280.8
  • Paterson's syndrome (sideropenic dysphagia) 280.8
  • Paterson (-Brown) (-Kelly) syndrome (sideropenic dysphagia) 280.8
  • Paterson-Kelly syndrome or web (sideropenic dysphagia) 280.8
  • Plummer-Vinson syndrome (sideropenic dysphagia) 280.8
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • Kelly's (sideropenic dysphagia) 280.8
    • Paterson (-Brown) (-Kelly) (sideropenic dysphagia) 280.8
    • Plummer-Vinson (sideropenic dysphagia) 280.8
    • sideropenic 280.8
    • Vinson-Plummer (sideropenic dysphagia) 280.8
    • Waldenström-Kjellberg (sideropenic dysphagia) 280.8
  • Vinson-Plummer syndrome (sideropenic dysphagia) 280.8
  • Waldenström-Kjellberg syndrome (sideropenic dysphagia) 280.8
  • Web, webbed (congenital) - see also Anomaly, specified type NEC
    • Paterson-Kelly (sideropenic dysphagia) 280.8
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