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ICD 10 Code A18.4

Tuberculosis of skin and subcutaneous tissue

2017 Billable/Specific Code

A form of periorificial tuberculosis affecting the urethra and glans penis which is usually secondary to tuberculosis of internal genitourinary organs such as kidney and bladder. Patients present with a superficial tuberculous ulcer on the penis. Tuberculous urethritis may result in chronic urethral stricture. Infection may be transmitted to female partners, producing tuberculous ulceration of the vagina or vulva.
  • A18.4 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 A18.4 allows for the capture of data regarding signs, symptoms, risk factors and comorbidities to better describe the clinical issue overall.

    ICD 10 CODE A18.4 Exclude 2:

    • lupus erythematosus (L93.-,)
    • lupus NOS (M32.9,)
    • systemic (M32.-,)

    Inclusion Term For Icd 10 Code A18.4

    • Erythema induratum, tuberculous
    • Lupus excedens
    • Lupus vulgaris NOS
    • Lupus vulgaris of eyelid
    • Scrofuloderma
    • Tuberculosis of external ear

Reverse Index Lookup for ICD 10 CM CODE A18.4


The following ICD-10-CM Index entries contain back-references to ICD-10-CM A18.4:
  • Acnitis   A18.4
  • Bazin\'s disease   A18.4
  • Cellulitis   L03.90
    • tuberculous   A18.4
  • Erythema, erythematous   L53.9
    • induratum   L52
      • tuberculous   A18.4
    • nodosum   L52
      • tuberculous   A18.4
    • tuberculous   A18.4
  • Gumma   A52.79
    • scrofulous   A18.4
    • tuberculous   A18.4
  • Lichen   L28.0
    • scrofulosus   A18.4
  • Lichenoides tuberculosis   A18.4
    • exedens   A18.4
    • tuberculous   A18.4
      • eyelid   A18.4
    • vulgaris   A18.4
      • eyelid   A18.4
    • tuberculous   A18.4
  • Scrofulide   A18.4
  • Scrofuloderma, scrofulodermia   A18.4
  • Scrofulosus lichen   A18.4
  • Tarsitis   H01.8
    • tuberculous   A18.4
  • Tuberculid, tuberculide   A18.4
  • Tuberculosis, tubercular, tuberculous   A15.9
    • abscess   A15.9
      • skin   A18.4
    • cellulitis   A18.4
    • colliquativa   A18.4
    • cutis   A18.4
    • ear   A18.6
      • external   A18.4
      • skin   A18.4
    • erythema   A18.4
    • eyelid   A18.4
    • indurativa   A18.4
    • lichenoides   A18.4
    • lupus vulgaris   A18.4
    • papulonecrotic   A18.4
    • paronychia   A18.4
    • skin   A18.4
    • subcutaneous tissue   A18.4
    • subcutis   A18.4
    • tarsitis   A18.4
    • ulcer   A18.4
    • verruca, verrucosa   A18.4
    • skin   L98.499
      • tuberculous   A18.4
  • Ulcus SeeAlso: Ulcer
    • cutis tuberculosum   A18.4
  • Verruca   B07.9
    • necrogenica   A18.4
    • tuberculosa   A18.4
  • Wart   B07.9
    • prosector   A18.4
    • tuberculous   A18.4

  • Major Diagnostic Categories
    M.D.C

    • MDC Category : 09|25|
    • MDC Type : Medical
    • Description : Diseases and Disorders of the Skin, Subcutaneous Tissue And Breast|Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection|

  • Medicare Severity-Diagnosis Related Groups
    MS-DRG

    • DRG Range: |606-607|974-976|
      • 606 -- MINOR SKIN DISORDERS W MCC
      • 607 -- MINOR SKIN DISORDERS W/O 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

    A18.4 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 skin and subcutaneous tissue

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