ICD-10-CM Code B08.8
Other specified viral infections characterized by skin and mucous membrane lesions
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
B08.8 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of other specified viral infections characterized by skin and mucous membrane lesions. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code B088 is used to code Foot-and-mouth disease
Foot-and-mouth disease or hoof-and-mouth disease (Aphthae epizooticae) is an infectious and sometimes fatal viral disease that affects cloven-hoofed animals, including domestic and wild bovids. The virus causes a high fever for approximately two to six days, followed by blisters inside the mouth and on the feet that may rupture and cause lameness.
|ICD 9 Code:||784|
Ruptured oral blister in diseased cow.
Coding Notes for B08.8 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.
- Enteroviral lymphonodular pharyngitis
- Foot-and-mouth disease
- Poxvirus NEC
- DRG Group #865-866 - Viral illness with MCC.
- DRG Group #865-866 - Viral illness without MCC.
Related Concepts SNOMET-CT
- Infectious mononucleosis exanthem (disorder)
- Exanthem due to herpes zoster (disorder)
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'B08.8 - Other specified viral infections characterized by skin and mucous membrane lesions'
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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 B08.8 and a single ICD9 code, 078.4 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.