Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 279.41
Autoimmune lymphoproliferative syndrome
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 279.41 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 279.41 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 279.41 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM D89.82 Autoimmune lymphoproliferative syndrome [ALPS]
Clinical Information
  • An autoimmune hematologic disorder characterized by autoimmune hemolytic anemia, thrombocytopenia, lymphadenopathy, hepatomegaly and splenomegaly. Patients are at an increased risk of developing hodgkin and non-hodgkin lymphomas
  • Rare congenital lymphoid disorder due to mutations in certain fas-fas ligand pathway genes. Known causes include mutations in fas, tnfsf6, nras, casp8, and casp10 proteins. Clinical features include lymphadenopathy; splenomegaly; and autoimmunity
Applies To
  • ALPS
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 279.41:
  • ALPS (autoimmune lymphoproliferative syndrome) 279.41
  • Autoimmune
    • lymphoproliferative syndrome (ALPS) 279.41
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • autoimmune lymphoproliferative (ALPS) 279.41
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