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ICD-10-CM Code A54.49
Gonococcal infection of other musculoskeletal tissue

Billable Code
Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

A54.49 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of gonococcal infection of other musculoskeletal tissue. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

Coding Notes for A54.49 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
Inclusion 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.
Gonococcal bursitis
Gonococcal myositis
Gonococcal synovitis
Gonococcal tenosynovitis

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #548-550 - Septic arthritis with MCC.
  • DRG Group #548-550 - Septic arthritis with CC.
  • DRG Group #548-550 - Septic arthritis without CC or MCC.

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Gonococcal bursitis (disorder)

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'A54.49 - Gonococcal infection of other musculoskeletal tissue'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code A54.49. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


Gonococcal synovitis and tenosynovitis (approximate match)
Gonococcal bursitis (approximate match)

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 A54.49 and a single ICD9 code, 098.52 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.

Parent Code: A54.4 - Gonococcal infection of musculoskeletal system

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