Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 288.62
Leukemoid reaction
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 288.62 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 288.62 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Clinical Information
  • A hematology test result that indicates the presence of an increased white blood cell count and increased neutrophil precursors resembling leukemia, in a peripheral blood smear.
  • A peripheral blood picture resembling that of leukemia or indistinguishable from it on the basis of morphologic appearance alone. (Dorland, 27th ed)
Applies To
  • Basophilic leukemoid reaction
  • Lymphocytic leukemoid reaction
  • Monocytic leukemoid reaction
  • Myelocytic leukemoid reaction
  • Neutrophilic leukemoid reaction
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 288.62 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM D72.823 Leukemoid reaction
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 288.62:
  • Leukemoid reaction (basophilic) (lymphocytic) (monocytic) (myelocytic) (neutrophilic) 288.62
  • Reaction
    • leukemoid (basophilic) (lymphocytic) (monocytic) (myelocytic) (neutrophilic) 288.62
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