D63.0: Anaemia in neoplastic disease
You don’t have enough haemoglobin in your blood. This is caused by another disorder.
Blood is made up of blood plasma and blood cells. The blood cells also include red blood cells. They contain haemoglobin, the pigment that gives the blood its red color. This pigment is important for carrying oxygen in the blood.
You have abnormal growth of tissue in your body. This can have an effect on the entire body. This means you don’t have enough red blood cells or haemoglobin. This is also called anaemia. This means that your blood is not carrying enough oxygen. This can cause shortness of breath or make you feel weak.
On medical documents, the ICD code is often appended by letters that indicate the diagnostic certainty or the affected side of the body.
- G: Confirmed diagnosis
- V: Tentative diagnosis
- Z: Condition after
- A: Excluded diagnosis
- L: Left
- R: Right
- B: Both sides
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