ICD-10-CM Code A57
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
A57 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of chancroid. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code A57 is used to code Chancroid
Chancroid (also known as soft chancre and ulcus molle) is a bacterial sexually transmitted infection characterized by painful sores on the genitalia. Chancroid is known to spread from one individual to another solely through sexual contact.
|ICD 9 Code:||990|
Coding Notes for A57 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.
- Ulcus molle
- DRG Group #727-728 - Inflammation of the male reproductive system with MCC.
- DRG Group #727-728 - Inflammation of the male reproductive system without MCC.
- DRG Group #742-743 - Uterine and adnexa procedure for non-malignancy with CC or MCC.
- DRG Group #742-743 - Uterine and adnexa procedure for non-malignancy without CC or MCC.
- DRG Group #757-759 - Infections, female reproductive system with MCC.
- DRG Group #757-759 - Infections, female reproductive system with CC.
- DRG Group #757-759 - Infections, female reproductive system without CC or MCC.
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'A57 - Chancroid'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code A57. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.
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 099.0 was previously used, A57 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.