ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 279.03

Selective ig defic NEC

Diagnosis Code 279.03

ICD-9: 279.03
Short Description: Selective ig defic NEC
Long Description: Other selective immunoglobulin deficiencies
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 279.03

Code Classification
  • Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases, and immunity disorders (240–279)
    • Other metabolic disorders and immunity disorders (270-279)
      • 279 Disorders involving the immune mechanism

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • Anti-polysaccharide antibody deficiency
  • Combined immunoglobulin G2 and G4 deficiency
  • Defective immunoglobulin glycosylation
  • Deficiency of immunoglobulin
  • Hypobetaglobulinemia
  • Immunoglobulin deficiency
  • Immunoglobulin G subclass deficiency
  • Immunoglobulin G1 deficiency
  • Immunoglobulin G2 deficiency
  • Immunoglobulin G3 deficiency
  • Immunoglobulin G4 deficiency
  • Immunoglobulin heavy chain deficiency
  • Immunoglobulin light chain deficiency
  • Immunoglobulin-associated molecule deficiency
  • Kappa light chain deficiency
  • Secretory piece deficiency
  • Selective immunoglobulin D deficiency
  • Selective immunoglobulin dysfunction
  • Selective immunoglobulin E deficiency
  • Selective immunoglobulin G deficiency
  • Tuftsin deficiency

Index of Diseases and Injuries
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Information for Patients

Immune System and Disorders

Your immune system is a complex network of cells, tissues, and organs that work together to defend against germs. It helps your body to recognize these "foreign" invaders. Then its job is to keep them out, or if it can't, to find and destroy them.

If your immune system cannot do its job, the results can be serious. Disorders of the immune system include

  • Allergy and asthma - immune responses to substances that are usually not harmful
  • Immune deficiency diseases - disorders in which the immune system is missing one or more of its parts
  • Autoimmune diseases - diseases causing your immune system to attack your own body's cells and tissues by mistake

NIH: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

  • Agammaglobulinemia
  • Aging changes in immunity
  • Chronic granulomatous disease
  • Graft-versus-host disease
  • Histiocytosis
  • Hyperimmunoglobulin E syndrome
  • Immune response
  • Immunodeficiency disorders
  • Nitroblue tetrazolium test
  • Quantitative nephelometry
  • Selective deficiency of IgA
  • Serum sickness

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