Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 288.51
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 288.51 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 288.51 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: 288.51 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM D72.810 Lymphocytopenia
Clinical Information
  • A condition in which there is a lower-than-normal number of lymphocytes (a type of white blood cell) in the blood
  • A finding based on laboratory test results that indicate a decrease in number of lymphocytes in a blood specimen
  • An abnormally small number of lymphocytes in the circulating blood
  • Decrease in the proportion of lymphocytes in the blood
  • Reduction in the number of lymphocytes
Applies To
  • Decreased lymphocytes
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 288.51:
  • Decrease, decreased
    • lymphocytes 288.51
  • Lymphocythemia 288.51
  • Lymphocytopenia 288.51
  • Lymphopenia 288.51
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 288.51 is one of thousands of ICD-9-CM codes used in healthcare. Although ICD-9-CM and CPT codes are largely numeric, they differ in that CPT codes describe medical procedures and services. Can't find a code? Start at the root of ICD-9-CM, check the 2015 ICD-9-CM Index or use the search engine at the top of this page to lookup any code.