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ICD 10 Code A18.2

Tuberculous peripheral lymphadenopathy

2017 Billable/Specific Code

A disease of the peripheral lymph nodes, caused by an infection with the bacteria Mycobacterium tuberculosis. This disease is characterized by inflammation of the peripheral lymph nodes, typically the cervical lymph nodes. Transmission is through haematogenous spread to the peripheral lymph nodes after inhalation of infected respiratory secretions. Confirmation is by identification of Mycobacterium tuberculosis from lymph node biopsies.
  • A18.2 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 A18.2 allows for the capture of data regarding signs, symptoms, risk factors and comorbidities to better describe the clinical issue overall.

    ICD 10 CODE A18.2 Exclude 2:

    • tuberculosis of bronchial and mediastinal lymph nodes (A15.4,)
    • tuberculosis of mesenteric and retroperitoneal lymph nodes (A18.39,)
    • tuberculous tracheobronchial adenopathy (A15.4,)

    Inclusion Term For Icd 10 Code A18.2

    • Tuberculous adenitis

Reverse Index Lookup for ICD 10 CM CODE A18.2


The following ICD-10-CM Index entries contain back-references to ICD-10-CM A18.2:
  • Abscess   L02.91
    • scrofulous   A18.2
    • scrofulous   A18.2
    • strumous, tuberculous   A18.2
  • Bubo   I88.8
    • scrofulous   A18.2
  • Caseation lymphatic gland   A18.2
    • scrofulous   A18.2
  • Lymphangitis   I89.1
    • strumous, tuberculous   A18.2
  • Scrofula, scrofulosis   A18.2
  • Tuberculosis, tubercular, tuberculous   A15.9
    • abscess   A15.9
      • scrofulous   A18.2
    • axilla, axillary   A18.2
    • cervical   A18.2
    • glandular, general   A18.2
    • infraclavicular gland   A18.2
    • inguinal gland   A18.2
    • inguinalis   A18.2
    • lymph gland or node   A18.2
      • cervical   A18.2
    • neck gland   A18.2
    • scrofulous   A18.2
    • supraclavicular gland   A18.2
    • scrofulous   A18.2
    • strumous   A18.2

  • Major Diagnostic Categories
    M.D.C

    • MDC Category : 16|25|
    • MDC Type : Medical
    • Description : Diseases and Disorders of the Blood and Blood Forming Organs and Immunological Disorders|Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection|

  • Medicare Severity-Diagnosis Related Groups
    MS-DRG

    • DRG Range: |814-816|974-976|
      • 814 -- RETICULOENDOTHELIAL & IMMUNITY DISORDERS W MCC
      • 815 -- RETICULOENDOTHELIAL & IMMUNITY DISORDERS W CC
      • 816 -- RETICULOENDOTHELIAL & IMMUNITY DISORDERS 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

    A18.2 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 Tuberculous peripheral lymphadenopathy

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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