2022 ICD-10-CM Code D57.418

Sickle-cell thalassemia, unspecified, with crisis with other specified complication

Version 2021

Valid for Submission

ICD-10:D57.418
Short Description:Sickle-cell thalassemia, unsp, with crisis with oth comp
Long Description:Sickle-cell thalassemia, unspecified, with crisis with other specified complication

Code Classification

  • Diseases of the blood and blood-forming organs and certain disorders involving the immune mechanism (D50–D89)
    • Hemolytic anemias (D55-D59)
      • Sickle-cell disorders (D57)

D57.418 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of sickle-cell thalassemia, unspecified, with crisis with other specified complication. The code D57.418 is valid during the fiscal year 2022 from October 01, 2021 through September 30, 2022 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

Unspecified diagnosis codes like D57.418 are acceptable when clinical information is unknown or not available about a particular condition. Although a more specific code is preferable, unspecified codes should be used when such codes most accurately reflect what is known about a patient's condition. Specific diagnosis codes should not be used if not supported by the patient's medical record.

Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries

The Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries is a list of ICD-10 codes, organized "head to toe" into chapters and sections with coding notes and guidance for inclusions, exclusions, descriptions and more. The following references are applicable to the code D57.418:


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The “use additional code” indicates that a secondary code could be used to further specify the patient’s condition. This note is not mandatory and is only used if enough information is available to assign an additional code.

Index to Diseases and Injuries

The Index to Diseases and Injuries is an alphabetical listing of medical terms, with each term mapped to one or more ICD-10 code(s). The following references for the code D57.418 are found in the index:

Replacement Code

D57418 replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s):

Code History

  • FY 2021 - Code Added, effective from 10/1/2020 through 9/30/2021