This article outlines the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and ICD 10 CM code for Leukopenia.
Leukopenia ICD 10 Causes
ICD 10 for Leukopenia can be diagnosed when blood cells and bone marrow conditions lead to leukopenia ICD 10. The following conditions can cause Leukopedia:
- Short-term viral infections disrupt the production of white blood cells in the bone marrow of a person.
- Acute viral infections such as colds and flu can lead to temporary leukemia.
- Aplastic anemia
- Overactive spleen
- Myelodysplastic syndrome
- Leukaemia and other cancers that damage the bone marrow can also lead to leukopenia ICD 10.
- Infectious diseases such as HIV / AIDS and tuberculosis.
Women with tuberculosis are more likely to develop leukopenia ICD 10 than men. Autoimmune diseases that kill white blood cells. Examples are lupus and rheumatoid arthritis. Birth disorders, also known as congenital disorders, can themselves lead to leukemia. Some examples are Kostmann syndrome and myelocathexis.
Malnutrition and certain vitamin and mineral deficiencies can also lead to leukopenia ICD 10. Examples are a lack of vitamin B 12, folic acid, copper and zinc. Sarcoidosis (IIS) is an over-reaction of the immune system that leads to small areas of inflammation throughout the body. This can affect the bone marrow.
Leukopenia ICD 10 Symptoms
The symptoms for Leukopedia ICD 10 are as follows. Anemia is the most common symptom of leukopenia ICD 10. Anemia is an indicator that the number of red blood cells decreases in addition to the number of white blood cells. Patients suffering from anaemia may have difficulty concentrating and become dizzy. The patient is tired and feels a throbbing heartbeat or shortness of breath while exercising.
Mild leukopenia ICD 10 can be temporary and stop when the other symptoms subside. If the symptoms are severe, the patient needs treatment for leukaemia to prevent it developing into a potentially life-threatening condition.
Leukopenia ICD 10 Diagnosis
Leukopedia ICD 10 can be diagnosed when a patient has a pale skin, leg cramps and insomnia. These symptoms are common signs that a patient is suffering from anemia which is the most common cause of Leukopenia ICD 10. Leukopenia ICD 10 can be detected by a complete blood count. Blood reference ranges for different types of leukocytes (WBC). The 25 percentile is the correct limit of the interval in the image shown, and the 95% prediction interval is the common limit that defines leukocytosis.
If a patient has a low white blood cell count, repeat a complete blood count and CBC to confirm the low number and evaluate the erythrocyte and platelet cell lines for manual differential differentiation to determine if the cell line has been reduced to look for abnormal cells, and study previous CBCs to determine the acuity of leucopenia. Further tests can determine the type of defective cells and the characteristics of the presentation.
Leukopenia ICD 10 Treatments
Once the underlying cause of leukopenia ICD 10 has been identified, appropriate treatment should be initiated for the patient. Their treatment options vary depending on the cause of the disease. In some cases, when the cause is deemed to be severe, blood cancer drugs (leukemia chemotherapy, radiotherapy and bone marrow stem cell transplantation) should be discontinued when the cause is known to be severe to increase the concentration of white blood cells in the body.
Doctors recommend a strict diet that is rich in vital nutrients and immune-boosting components, resting sufficiently and avoiding injuries and bruises that can lead to more blood loss. These lifestyle changes can help patients with leukopenia ICD 10 to heal quickly, restore WBC levels to normal and ensure a full recovery from fever and other unpleasant symptoms.
ICD 10 Code For Leukopenia
ICD 10 CM D72.819 Decreased white blood cell count unspecified
- Decreased leukocytes unspecified
- Leukocytopenia unspecified
- Malignant leukopenia (D70.9)