ICD-10-CM Code A52.79
Other symptomatic late syphilis
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
A52.79 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of other symptomatic late syphilis. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code A527 is used to code Gumma (pathology)
A gumma is a soft, non-cancerous growth resulting from the tertiary stage of syphilis. It is a form of granuloma. Gummas are most commonly found in the liver (gumma hepatis), but can also be found in brain, heart, skin, bone, testis, and other tissues, leading to a variety of potential problems including neurological disorders or heart valve disease.
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|ICD 9 Codes:||905, 949, 95, 102.6|
Coding Notes for A52.79 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.
- Late syphilitic leukoderma
- Syphilis of adrenal gland
- Syphilis of pituitary gland
- Syphilis of thyroid gland
- Syphilitic splenomegaly
Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 ExcludesType-1 Excludes mean the conditions excluded are mutually exclusive and should never be coded together. Excludes 1 means "do not code here."
- Syphilitic leukoderma (secondary) - instead, use code A51.39
- DRG Group #867-869 - Other infectious and parasitic diseases diagnoses with MCC.
- DRG Group #867-869 - Other infectious and parasitic diseases diagnoses with CC.
- DRG Group #867-869 - Other infectious and parasitic diseases diagnoses without CC or MCC.
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'A52.79 - Other symptomatic late syphilis'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code A52.79. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.
Equivalent ICD-9 Codes GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
This is the official approximate match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that while there is no exact mapping between this ICD10 code A52.79 and a single ICD9 code, 095.9 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.