Diagnosis Code D69.5
Information for Medical Professionals
References found for the code D69.5 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:
- Type 1 Excludes Notes: Type 1 Excludes Notes
A type 1 Excludes note is a pure excludes note. It means "NOT CODED HERE!" An Excludes1 note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as the code above the Excludes1 note. An Excludes1 is used when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
- heparin induced thrombocytopenia (HIT) (D75.82)
- transient thrombocytopenia of newborn (P61.0)
Information for Patients
Also called: Thrombocyte disorders
Platelets are little pieces of blood cells. Platelets help wounds heal and prevent bleeding by forming blood clots. Your bone marrow makes platelets. Problems can result from having too few or too many platelets, or from platelets that do not work properly.
If your blood has a low number of platelets, it is called thrombocytopenia. This can put you at risk for mild to serious bleeding. If your blood has too many platelets, you may have a higher risk of blood clots. With other platelet disorders, the platelets do not work as they should. For example, in von Willebrand Disease, the platelets cannot stick together or cannot attach to blood vessel walls. This can cause excessive bleeding.
Treatment of platelet disorders depends on the cause.
NIH: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
- Bleeding time (Medical Encyclopedia)
- Congenital platelet function defects (Medical Encyclopedia)
- Glanzmann disease (Medical Encyclopedia)
- Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) (Medical Encyclopedia)
- Partial thromboplastin time (PTT) (Medical Encyclopedia)
- Platelet aggregation test (Medical Encyclopedia)
- Primary thrombocythemia (Medical Encyclopedia)
- Purpura (Medical Encyclopedia)
- Thrombocytopenia (Medical Encyclopedia)
- Thromobocytopenia - drug-induced (Medical Encyclopedia)