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ICD 10 Code A06.6

Amebic brain abscess

2017 Billable/Specific Code

Amoebic abscesses resulting from hematogenous spread have occasionally been described in the brain Cerebral amebiasis has an abrupt onset and rapid progression to death in 12-72 hours. The patient presents with altered consciousness and focal neurologic signs. CT scanning reveals irregular lesions without a surrounding capsule or enhancement. A tissue biopsy sample reveals the trophozoites.
  • A06.6 is a billable ICD-10 medical codes that provide a detailed representation of a patient's conditions or diagnoses.
  • ICD-10-CM codes are used for a variety of purposes, including statistics and for billing and claims reimbursement.
  • This is the American ICD 10 CM Version Of A06.6 allows for the capture of data regarding signs, symptoms, risk factors and comorbidities to better describe the clinical issue overall.

    Inclusion Term For Icd 10 Code A06.6

    • Amebic abscess of brain (andliver) (andlung)

Reverse Index Lookup for ICD 10 CM CODE A06.6


The following ICD-10-CM Index entries contain back-references to ICD-10-CM A06.6:
  • Abscess   L02.91
    • amebic   A06.4
      • brain   A06.6
    • brain   G06.0
      • amebic   A06.6
    • liver   K75.0
      • amebic   A06.4
        • with
          • brain abscess   A06.6
    • lung   J85.2
      • amebic   A06.5
        • with
          • brain abscess   A06.6

  • Major Diagnostic Categories
    M.D.C

    • MDC Category : 01|
    • MDC Type : Medical
    • Description : Diseases and Disorders of the Nervous System|

  • Medicare Severity-Diagnosis Related Groups
    MS-DRG

    • DRG Range: |023-027|097-099|
      • 097 -- NON-BACTERIAL INFECT OF NERVOUS SYS EXC VIRAL MENINGITIS W MCC
      • 098 -- NON-BACTERIAL INFECT OF NERVOUS SYS EXC VIRAL MENINGITIS W CC
      • 099 -- NON-BACTERIAL INFECT OF NERVOUS SYS EXC VIRAL MENINGITIS W/O CC/MCC
      • 023 -- CRANIO W MAJOR DEV IMPL/ACUTE COMPLEX CNS PDX W MCC OR CHEMO IMPLANT
      • 024 -- CRANIO W MAJOR DEV IMPL/ACUTE COMPLEX CNS PDX W/O MCC
      • 025 -- CRANIOTOMY & ENDOVASCULAR INTRACRANIAL PROCEDURES W MCC
      • 026 -- CRANIOTOMY & ENDOVASCULAR INTRACRANIAL PROCEDURES W CC
      • 027 -- CRANIOTOMY & ENDOVASCULAR INTRACRANIAL PROCEDURES W/O CC/MCC

  • Clinical Classifications Software
    CCS

    • CCS Category Number : 135
    • Description : Intestinal infection
    • Multi CCS Level 1 Number : 9
    • Level 1 Description : Diseases of the digestive system
    • Multi CCS Level 2 Number : 9.1
    • Level 2 Description : Intestinal infection [135.]

  • Prevention Quality Indicators (admissions for 'ambulatory care sensitive conditions')
    ACSC

    A06.6 ICD CODE is not Assigned For ACSA Admit

  • New York University Emergency Department visit severity algorithm
    NYU ED

    • Non-emergent - 0%
    • Emergent/Primary Care Treatable - 0%
    • Emergent - ED Care Needed - Preventable/Avoidable - 0%
    • Emergent - ED Care Needed - Not Preventable/Avoidable - 0%
    • Primary diagnosis of injury 0%
    • Primary diagnosis of mental health problems 0%
    • Primary diagnosis of substance abuse 0%
    • Primary diagnosis of Alcohol 0%
    • Unclassified 100%

Health Topic Realted To Amebic brain abscess

An abscess is a pocket of pus. You can get an abscess almost anywhere in your body. When an area of your body becomes infected, your body's immune system tries to fight the infection. White blood cells go to the infected area, collect within the damaged tissue, and cause inflammation. ...

The brain is the control center of the body. It controls thoughts, memory, speech, and movement. It regulates the function of many organs. When the brain is healthy, it works quickly and automatically. However, when problems occur, the results can be devastating. Inflammation in the brain can lead to problems ...

Parasites are living things that use other living things - like your body - for food and a place to live. You can get them from contaminated food or water, a bug bite, or sexual contact. Some parasitic diseases are easily treated and some are not.Parasites range in size ...

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