Billable Medical Code for Myelodysplastic Syndrome, Unspecified
Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 238.75
Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 238.75.
The Short Description Is: Myelodysplastic synd NOS.
Myelodysplastic syndrome is also known as myelodysplastic disease, myelodysplastic syndrome, myelodysplastic syndrome (clinical), and myelodysplastic/myeloproliferative disease.
Myelodysplastic Syndrome Definition and Symptoms
Myelodysplastic syndrome is a group of disorders caused by dysfunctional blood cells. This typically occurs when there is an issue with the bone marrow. Symptoms include fatigue, shortness of breath, unusual paleness, easy bruising, red spots under the skin, and frequent infections.