ICD 9 CM Codes

238.72 Low grade myelodysplastic syndrome lesions
POA Exempt
Billable CodeICD-9-CM  238.72    is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
ICD-9-CM '238.72' 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.
GEMS
238.72 direcly converts to ICD-10-CM
ICD-10-CM D46.0 Refractory anemia without ring sideroblasts, so stated
GEMS
238.72 direcly converts to ICD-10-CM
ICD-10-CM D46.1 Refractory anemia with ring sideroblasts
GEMS
238.72 direcly converts to ICD-10-CM
ICD-10-CM D46.20 Refractory anemia with excess of blasts, unspecified
GEMS
238.72 direcly converts to ICD-10-CM
ICD-10-CM D46.A Refractory cytopenia with multilineage dysplasia
GEMS
238.72 direcly converts to ICD-10-CM
ICD-10-CM D46.21 Refractory anemia with excess of blasts 1
GEMS
238.72 direcly converts to ICD-10-CM
ICD-10-CM D46.B Refractory cytopenia with multilineage dysplasia and ring sideroblasts
icd9cmvol2 index entry
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to '.238.72.'
and ringed sideroblasts (RCMD-RS)
blasts-1 (RAEB-1)
Bomford-Rhoads anemia (refractory)
hemochromatosis
idiopathic
lesions, low grade
low grade myelodysplastic syndrome
multilineage dysplasia (RCMD)
myelodysplastic syndrome
refractoria sideroblastica
refractory
refractory (primary)
Rhoads and Bomford anemia (refractory)
ringed sideroblasts (RARS)
sideroblastic
with refractory anemia
Applies To
Refractory anemia (RA)
Refractory anemia with excess blasts-1 (RAEB-1)
Refractory anemia with ringed sideroblasts (RARS)
Refractory cytopenia with multilineage dysplasia (RCMD)
Refractory cytopenia with multilineage dysplasia and ringed sideroblasts (RCMD-RS)
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