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ICD 10 Code A15.4

Tuberculosis of intrathoracic lymph nodes

2017 Billable/Specific Code

This is a common, and in many cases lethal, infectious disease of intrathoracic lymph nodes caused by various strains of mycobacteria, usually Mycobacterium tuberculosis. This diagnosis is confirmed bacteriologically and histologically.
  • A15.4 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 A15.4 allows for the capture of data regarding signs, symptoms, risk factors and comorbidities to better describe the clinical issue overall.

    ICD 10 Code A15.4 Exclude 1:

    • tuberculosis specified as primary (A15.7,)

    Inclusion Term For Icd 10 Code A15.4

    • Tuberculosis of hilar lymph nodes
    • Tuberculosis of mediastinal lymph nodes
    • Tuberculosis of tracheobronchial lymph nodes

Reverse Index Lookup for ICD 10 CM CODE A15.4


The following ICD-10-CM Index entries contain back-references to ICD-10-CM A15.4:
  • Adenopathy   R59.9
    • tracheobronchial   R59.0
      • tuberculous   A15.4
    • tuberculous SeeAlso: Tuberculosis, lymph gland
      • tracheobronchial   A15.4
  • Tuberculosis, tubercular, tuberculous   A15.9
    • bronchi, bronchial, bronchus   A15.5
      • gland or node   A15.4
      • lymph gland or node   A15.4
    • hilar lymph nodes   A15.4
    • lymph gland or node   A18.2
      • bronchial   A15.4
      • hilar   A15.4
      • intrathoracic   A15.4
      • mediastinal   A15.4
      • tracheobronchial   A15.4
    • mediastinal lymph gland or node   A15.4
    • trachea, tracheal   A15.5
      • lymph gland or node   A15.4
    • tracheobronchial   A15.5
      • lymph gland or node   A15.4

  • Major Diagnostic Categories
    M.D.C

    • MDC Category : 04|25|
    • MDC Type : Medical
    • Description : Diseases and Disorders of the Respiratory System|Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection|

  • Medicare Severity-Diagnosis Related Groups
    MS-DRG

    • DRG Range: |177-179|974-976|
      • 177 -- RESPIRATORY INFECTIONS & INFLAMMATIONS W MCC
      • 178 -- RESPIRATORY INFECTIONS & INFLAMMATIONS W CC
      • 179 -- RESPIRATORY INFECTIONS & INFLAMMATIONS W/O CC/MCC
      • 974 -- HIV W MAJOR RELATED CONDITION W MCC
      • 975 -- HIV W MAJOR RELATED CONDITION W CC
      • 976 -- HIV W MAJOR RELATED CONDITION W/O CC/MCC

  • Clinical Classifications Software
    CCS

    • CCS Category Number : 1
    • Description : Tuberculosis
    • Multi CCS Level 1 Number : 1
    • Level 1 Description : Infectious and parasitic diseases
    • Multi CCS Level 2 Number : 1.1
    • Level 2 Description : Bacterial infection

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

    A15.4 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 Tuberculosis of intrathoracic lymph nodes

The lymphatic system is a network of tissues and organs. It is made up ofLymph - a fluid that contains white blood cells that defend against germsLymph vessels - vessels that carry lymph throughout your body. They are different from blood vessels.Lymph nodes - glands found throughout the lymph ...

Also called: TBTuberculosis (TB) is a disease caused by bacteria called Mycobacterium tuberculosis. The bacteria usually attack the lungs, but they can also damage other parts of the body. TB spreads through the air when a person with TB of the lungs or throat coughs, sneezes, or talks. If you ...

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