ICD-10 Diagnosis Code D59.4

Other nonautoimmune hemolytic anemias

Diagnosis Code D59.4

ICD-10: D59.4
Short Description: Other nonautoimmune hemolytic anemias
Long Description: Other nonautoimmune hemolytic anemias
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code D59.4

Valid for Submission
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Code Classification
  • Diseases of the blood and blood-forming organs and certain disorders involving the immune mechanism (D50–D89)
    • Hemolytic anemias (D55-D59)
      • Acquired hemolytic anemia (D59)

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • Anemia caused by oxygen
  • Anemia due to infection
  • Anemia due to mechanical damage
  • Hemolytic anemia caused by babesiosis
  • Hemolytic anemia caused by Bartonella
  • Hemolytic anemia caused by Clostridium welchii
  • Hemolytic anemia caused by hyperbaric oxygen
  • Hemolytic anemia caused by malaria
  • Hemolytic anemia due to infection
  • Intracorpuscular hemolytic anemia
  • Mechanical hemolytic anemia
  • Microangiopathic hemolytic anemia
  • Non-autoimmune hemolytic anemia
  • Polyagglutinable erythrocyte syndrome
  • Toxic hemolytic anemia
  • Traumatic cardiac hemolytic anemia

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code D59.4 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

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

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