Billable Medical Code for Neutropenia, Unspecified
Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 288.00
Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 288.00.
The Short Description Is: Neutropenia NOS.
Febrile neutropenia is also known as febrile neutropenia, neutropenia, neutropenia (low white blood cells), neutropeni febrile, neutropenic disorder, and neutropenic fever.
Febrile Neutropenia Definition and Symptoms
Febrile neutropenia is the development of a fever, usually because of an infection, as well as a low number of neutrophil granulocytes in the blood. This disorder is most commonly a complication from chemotherapy.