Non-specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 287
Purpura and other hemorrhagic conditions
  • 2015
  • Non-Billable Code

  • There are 8 ICD-9-CM codes below 287 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
Clinical Information
  • A systemic non-thrombocytopenic purpura caused by hypersensitivity vasculitis and deposition of iga-containing immune complexes within the blood vessels throughout the body, including those in the kidney (kidney glomerulus). Clinical symptoms include urticaria; erythema; arthritis; gastrointestinal hemorrhage; and renal involvement. Most cases are seen in children after acute upper respiratory infections
  • A systemic, usually self-limited immune complex vasculitis, characterized by immunoglobulin a deposition in the small vessels and kidneys. It is manifested with small hemorrhages in the skin, gastrointestinal symptoms, arthritis, and nephropathy
287 Excludes
  • hemorrhagic thrombocythemia (238.79)
  • purpura fulminans (286.6)
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