ICD-10 Diagnosis Code D58.9

Hereditary hemolytic anemia, unspecified

Diagnosis Code D58.9

ICD-10: D58.9
Short Description: Hereditary hemolytic anemia, unspecified
Long Description: Hereditary hemolytic anemia, unspecified
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code D58.9

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the blood and blood-forming organs and certain disorders involving the immune mechanism
    • Hemolytic anemias (D55-D59)
      • Other hereditary hemolytic anemias (D58)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code D58.9 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v33.0)


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  • 282.9 - Hered hemolytic anem NOS

  • Associated pulmonary arterial hypertension
  • Chronic anemia
  • Chronic hemolytic anemia
  • Congenital hemolytic anemia
  • Hemolytic anemia
  • Hemolytic anemia with emphysema AND cutis laxa
  • Hereditary hemolytic anemia
  • Megaloblastic anemia due to chronic hemolytic anemia
  • Pulmonary arterial hypertension associated with chronic hemolytic anemia

Information for Patients


Also called: Iron poor blood

If you have anemia, your blood does not carry enough oxygen to the rest of your body. The most common cause of anemia is not having enough iron. Your body needs iron to make hemoglobin. Hemoglobin is an iron-rich protein that gives the red color to blood. It carries oxygen from the lungs to the rest of the body.

Anemia has three main causes: blood loss, lack of red blood cell production, and high rates of red blood cell destruction.

Conditions that may lead to anemia include

  • Heavy periods
  • Pregnancy
  • Ulcers
  • Colon polyps or colon cancer
  • Inherited disorders
  • A diet that does not have enough iron, folic acid or vitamin B12
  • Blood disorders such as sickle cell anemia and thalassemia, or cancer
  • Aplastic anemia, a condition that can be inherited or acquired
  • G6PD deficiency, a metabolic disorder

Anemia can make you feel tired, cold, dizzy, and irritable. You may be short of breath or have a headache.

Your doctor will diagnose anemia with a physical exam and blood tests. Treatment depends on the kind of anemia you have.

NIH: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

  • Anemia
  • Anemia - B12 deficiency
  • Anemia caused by low iron -- infants and toddlers
  • Anemia of chronic disease
  • Anemia of Inflammation and Chronic Disease - NIH
  • Ferritin blood test
  • Hemolytic anemia
  • Iron deficiency anemia
  • Managing Chemotherapy Side Effects: Anemia - NIH - Easy-to-Read (National Cancer Institute)
  • Pernicious anemia
  • Vitamin B12 level

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