ICD-10-CM Code A06.4
Amebic liver abscess
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
A06.4 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of amebic liver abscess. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code A064 is used to code Amoebic liver abscess
A amoebic liver abscess is a type of liver abscess caused by amebiasis. It is the involvement of liver tissue by trophozoites of the organism Entamoeba histolytica and of is abscess due to necrosis.
|ICD 9 Code:||63|
Gross pathology of liver containing amoebic abscess
Coding Notes for A06.4 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Inclusion TermsInclusion Terms are a list of concepts for which a specific code is used. The list of Inclusion Terms is useful for determining the correct code in some cases, but the list is not necessarily exhaustive.
- Hepatic amebiasis
- DRG Group #441-443 - Disorders of liver except malig, cirr, alc hepa with MCC.
- DRG Group #441-443 - Disorders of liver except malig, cirr, alc hepa with CC.
- DRG Group #441-443 - Disorders of liver except malig, cirr, alc hepa without CC or MCC.
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'A06.4 - Amebic liver abscess'
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Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
This is the official exact match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that in all cases where the ICD9 code 006.3 was previously used, A06.4 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.