Diagnosis Code 238.71
Information for Medical Professionals
The ICD-10 and ICD-9 GEMs are used to facilitate linking between the diagnosis codes in ICD-9-CM and the new ICD-10-CM code set. The GEMs are the raw material from which providers, health information vendors and payers can derive specific applied mappings to meet their needs.
- D47.3 - Essential (hemorrhagic) thrombocythemia (approximate) Approximate Flag
The approximate flag is on, indicating that the relationship between the code in the source system and the code in the target system is an approximate equivalent.
Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code 238.71 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:
- Hemorrhage, hemorrhagic (nontraumatic) 459.0
- thrombocythemia 238.71
- Thrombocythemia (primary) (M9962/1) 238.71
- essential 238.71
- hemorrhagic 238.71
- idiopathic (hemorrhagic) (M9962/1) 238.71
- Thrombocytosis 238.71
- essential 238.71
- primary 238.71
Information for Patients
Bone marrow is the spongy tissue inside some of your bones, such as your hip and thigh bones. It contains immature cells, called stem cells. The stem cells can develop into the red blood cells that carry oxygen through your body, the white blood cells that fight infections, and the platelets that help with blood clotting.
If you have a bone marrow disease, there are problems with the stem cells or how they develop. Leukemia is a cancer in which the bone marrow produces abnormal white blood cells. With aplastic anemia, the bone marrow doesn't make red blood cells. Other diseases, such as lymphoma, can spread into the bone marrow and affect the production of blood cells. Other causes of bone marrow disorders include your genetic makeup and environmental factors.
Symptoms of bone marrow diseases vary. Treatments depend on the disorder and how severe it is. They might involve medicines, blood transfusions or a bone marrow transplant.
- Bone marrow aspiration
- Bone marrow culture
- Bone marrow transplant
- Bone marrow transplant - discharge
- Polycythemia vera
- Reticulocyte count