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ICD 10 Code A18.6

Tuberculosis of (inner) (middle) ear

2017 Billable/Specific Code

This is a common, and in many cases lethal, infectious disease caused by various strains of mycobacteria, usually Mycobacterium tuberculosis. This diagnosis is with otitis media.
  • A18.6 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 A18.6 allows for the capture of data regarding signs, symptoms, risk factors and comorbidities to better describe the clinical issue overall.

    ICD 10 CODE A18.6 Exclude 2:

    • tuberculosis of external ear (A18.4,)
    • tuberculous mastoiditis (A18.03,)

    Inclusion Term For Icd 10 Code A18.6

    • Tuberculous otitis media

Reverse Index Lookup for ICD 10 CM CODE A18.6


The following ICD-10-CM Index entries contain back-references to ICD-10-CM A18.6:
  • Otitis   H66.90
    • media   H66.9-
      • in
        • tuberculosis   A18.6
      • tuberculous   A18.6
  • Tuberculosis, tubercular, tuberculous   A15.9
    • ear   A18.6
    • eustachian tube   A18.6
    • otitis media   A18.6

  • Major Diagnostic Categories
    M.D.C

    • MDC Category : 03|25|
    • MDC Type : Medical
    • Description : Diseases and Disorders of the Ear, Nose, Mouth And Throat|Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection|

  • Medicare Severity-Diagnosis Related Groups
    MS-DRG

    • DRG Range: |154-156|974-976|
      • 154 -- OTHER EAR NOSE MOUTH & THROAT DIAGNOSES W MCC
      • 155 -- OTHER EAR NOSE MOUTH & THROAT DIAGNOSES W CC
      • 156 -- OTHER EAR NOSE MOUTH & THROAT DIAGNOSES 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

    A18.6 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 Tuberculosis of (inner) (middle) ear

Also called: Otitis mediaEar infections are the most common reason parents bring their child to a doctor. Three out of four children will have at least one ear infection by their third birthday. Adults can also get ear infections, but they are less common. The infection usually affects the middle ...

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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