ICD-10-CM Code B55.2
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
B55.2 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of mucocutaneous leishmaniasis. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code B55 is used to code Leishmaniasis
Leishmaniasis, also spelled leishmaniosis, is a disease caused by protozoan parasites of the genus Leishmania and spread by the bite of certain types of sandflies. The disease can present in three main ways: cutaneous, mucocutaneous, or visceral leishmaniasis. The cutaneous form presents with skin ulcers, while the mucocutaneous form presents with ulcers of the skin, mouth, and nose, and the visceral form starts with skin ulcers and then later presents with fever, low red blood cells, and enlarged spleen and liver.
|ICD 9 Code:||85|
Cutaneous leishmaniasis in the hand of a Central American adult
- DRG Group #606-607 - Minor skin disorders with MCC.
- DRG Group #606-607 - Minor skin disorders without MCC.
Related Concepts SNOMET-CT
- Disseminated mucocutaneous leishmaniasis (disorder)
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'B55.2 - Mucocutaneous leishmaniasis'
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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 085.5 was previously used, B55.2 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.