Non-specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 203.0
Multiple myeloma
  • 2015
  • Non-Billable Code

  • There are 3 ICD-9-CM codes below 203.0 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
Clinical Information
  • (mye-eh-lo-ma) cancer that arises in plasma cells (white blood cells that produce antibodies)
  • A bone marrow-based plasma cell neoplasm characterized by a serum monoclonal protein and skeletal destruction with osteolytic lesions, pathological fractures, bone pain, hypercalcemia, and anemia. Clinical variants include non-secretory myeloma, smoldering myeloma, indolent myeloma, and plasma cell leukemia. (who, 2001)
  • Malignant neoplasm of plasma cells usually arising in the bone marrow and manifested by skeletal destruction, bone pain, and the presence of anomalous immunoglobulins
203.0 Excludes
Applies To
  • Kahler's disease
  • Myelomatosis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 203.0:
  • Albumosuria 791.0
    • myelopathic (M9730/3) 203.0
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • Bozzolo's (multiple myeloma) (M9730/3) 203.0
    • Huppert's (multiple myeloma) (M9730/3) 203.0
    • Kahler (-Bozzolo) (multiple myeloma) (M9730/3) 203.0
    • light chain 203.0
    • Rustitskii's (multiple myeloma) (M9730/3) 203.0
  • Huppert's disease (multiple myeloma) (M9730/3) 203.0
  • Kahler (-Bozzolo) disease (multiple myeloma) (M9730/3) 203.0
  • Myeloma (multiple) (plasma cell) (plasmacytic) (M9730/3) 203.0
    • monostotic (M9731/1) 238.6
  • Myelomata, multiple (M9730/3) 203.0
  • Myelomatosis (M9730/3) 203.0
  • Plasma cell myeloma 203.0
  • Rustitskii's disease (multiple myeloma) (M9730/3) 203.0
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • Kahler's (multiple myeloma) (M9730/3) 203.0
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