ICD 10 Codes >> Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99) A00-B99 >>Tuberculosis (A15-A19) A15-A19 >> Tuberculosis of other organs A18.-

ICD 10 Code A18.8

Tuberculosis of other specified organs

2017 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code

This is the liver disease involved as part of military tuberculosis or as local tuberculosis. The basic lesion is the granuloma in the liver. Clinical features are few or absent. Alkaline phosphatase is disproportionately elevated.
  • A18.8 is not a billable or specific ICD-10-CM diagnosis code.Codes under this level describe diganosis in detail.
  • 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 A18.8 allows for the capture of data regarding signs, symptoms, risk factors and comorbidities to better describe the clinical issue overall.

  • Major Diagnostic Categories
    M.D.C

    MDC Category Not Assigned For This ICD Code A18.8

  • Medicare Severity-Diagnosis Related Groups
    MS-DRG

    MS-DRG Category Not Assigned For This ICD Code A18.8

  • Clinical Classifications Software
    CCS

    CCS Category Not Assigned For This ICD Code A18.8

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

    A18.8 ICD CODE is not Assigned For ACSA Admit

  • New York University Emergency Department visit severity algorithm
    NYU ED

    A18.8 ICD CODE is not Assigned in Category By NYU ED Algorithm

Health Topic Realted To Tuberculosis of other specified organs

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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