Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 289.83
Myelofibrosis
  • Billable Code
  • Manifestation Code
  • ICD-9-CM 289.83 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 289.83 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Secondary myelofibrosis
Clinical Information
  • A disorder in which the bone marrow is replaced by fibrous tissue.
  • A partial or complete replacement of the bone marrow stroma by fibrous tissue. It can be a primary bone marrow lesion as part of the chronic myeloproliferative disorders (chronic idiopathic myelofibrosis), a manifestation of acute myeloid leukemia (acute panmyelosis with myelofibrosis), or a secondary phenomenon due to bone marrow involvement by a metastatic tumor (e.g., metastatic breast carcinoma).
  • Replacement of the bone marrow by fibrous tissue, occurring in association with a myeloproliferative disorder or secondary to another unrelated condition.
289.83 Excludes
  • idiopathic myelofibrosis (238.76)
  • leukoerythroblastic anemia (284.2)
  • myelofibrosis with myeloid metaplasia (238.76)
  • myelophthisic anemia (284.2)
  • myelophthisis (284.2)
  • primary myelofibrosis (238.76)
Applies To
  • Myelofibrosis NOS
  • Secondary myelofibrosis
Code First
Use Additional
  • Use additional code for associated therapy-related myelodysplastic syndrome, if applicable (238.72, 238.73)
ICD-9-CM Coding Information
  • 289.83 describes the manifestation of an underlying disease, not the disease itself, and therefore should not be used as a principal diagnosis.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 289.83 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM D75.81 Myelofibrosis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 289.83:
  • Myelofibrosis 289.83
    • with myeloid metaplasia 238.76
    • secondary 289.83
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • myelodysplastic 238.75
      • with 5q deletion 238.74
      • lesions, low grade 238.72
      • high grade with 5q deletion 238.73
      • therapy-related 289.83
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