ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 288.3


Diagnosis Code 288.3

ICD-9: 288.3
Short Description: Eosinophilia
Long Description: Eosinophilia
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 288.3

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the blood and blood-forming organs
    • Diseases of the blood and blood-forming organs (280-289)
      • 288 Diseases of white blood cells

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • Aggressive lymphadenopathic mastocytosis with eosinophilia
  • Allergic eosinophilia
  • Allopurinol hypersensitivity syndrome
  • Angiolymphoid hyperplasia with eosinophilia
  • Disorder characterized by eosinophilia
  • Disorder of eosinophil
  • Drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms
  • Drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms due to strontium ranelate
  • Drug-induced eosinophilia
  • Eosinophil count raised
  • Episodic angioedema with eosinophilia
  • Familial eosinophilia
  • Hereditary eosinophilia
  • Idiopathic eosinophilia
  • Idiopathic hypereosinophilic syndrome
  • Increased blood eosinophil number
  • Kimura's disease
  • Peritoneal eosinophilia
  • Secondary eosinophilia
  • Traumatic ulcerative granuloma of tongue with stromal eosinophilia

Index of Diseases and Injuries
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Information for Patients

Eosinophilic Disorders

Also called: Eosinophilia

Eosinophils are a type of white blood cell. They help fight off infections and play a role in your body's immune response. They can also build up and cause inflammation.

Normally your blood doesn't have a large number of eosinophils. Your body may produce more of them in response to

  • Allergic disorders
  • Skin conditions
  • Parasitic and fungal infections
  • Autoimmune diseases
  • Some cancers
  • Bone marrow disorders

In some conditions, the eosinophils can move outside the bloodstream and build up in organs and tissues. Treatment of the problem depends on the cause.

  • Eosinophil count - absolute
  • Eosinophilic fasciitis
  • Simple pulmonary eosinophilia

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