ICD-10-CM Code B00.0
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
B00.0 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of eczema herpeticum. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code B000 is used to code Eczema herpeticum
Eczema herpeticum is a rare but severe disseminated infection that generally occurs at sites of skin damage produced by, for example, atopic dermatitis, burns, long term usage of topical steroids or eczema. It is also known as Kaposi varicelliform eruption, Pustulosis varioliformis acute and Kaposi-Juliusberg dermatitis.
|ICD 9 Code:||540|
Coding Notes for B00.0 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.
- Kaposi's varicelliform eruption
- DRG Group #606-607 - Minor skin disorders with MCC.
- DRG Group #606-607 - Minor skin disorders without MCC.
- DRG Group #793 - Full term neonate with major problems.
- DRG Group #974-976 - Hiv with major related condition with MCC.
- DRG Group #974-976 - Hiv with major related condition with CC.
- DRG Group #974-976 - Hiv with major related condition without CC or MCC.
Related Concepts SNOMET-CT
- Kaposi's varicelliform eruption due to vaccinia virus (disorder)
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'B00.0 - Eczema herpeticum'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code B00.0. 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 054.0 was previously used, B00.0 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.