Billable Medical Code for Thrombocytopenia, Unspecified
Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 287.5
Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 287.5.
The Short Description Is: Thrombocytopenia NOS.
Thrombocytopenia is also known as acquired thrombocytopenia, thrombocytopenia, thrombocytopenia (low blood platelets), thrombocytopenia acquired, and thrombocytopenic disorder.
Thrombocytopenia Definition and Symptoms
Thrombocytopenia is a disorder where there is an abnormally low count of platelets in the blood, which help the blood clot. This can be a result of immune system disorders. Symptoms of thrombocytopenia are easy bruising, prolonged bleeding, blood in urine, heavy menstrual flow, and superficial bleeding into the skin.