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ICD 10 Code A22.0

Cutaneous anthrax

2017 Billable/Specific Code

Cutaneous anthrax caused by bacteria called Bacillus anthracis occurs when anthrax touches a cut or scrape on the skin which is one of the three main routes. Symptoms of cutaneous anthrax are blister or ulcer that later forms a black scab; the blister or ulcer is usually surrounded by a lot of swelling.
  • A22.0 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 A22.0 allows for the capture of data regarding signs, symptoms, risk factors and comorbidities to better describe the clinical issue overall.

    Inclusion Term For Icd 10 Code A22.0

    • Malignant carbuncle
    • Malignant pustule

Reverse Index Lookup for ICD 10 CM CODE A22.0

The following ICD-10-CM Index entries contain back-references to ICD-10-CM A22.0:
  • Anthrax   A22.9
    • cutaneous   A22.0
  • Carbuncle   L02.93
    • malignant   A22.0
  • Furuncle   L02.92
    • malignant   A22.0
  • Pustule   L08.9
    • malignant   A22.0

  • Major Diagnostic Categories

    • MDC Category : 09
    • MDC Type : Medical
    • Description : Diseases and Disorders of the Skin, Subcutaneous Tissue And Breast

  • Medicare Severity-Diagnosis Related Groups

    • DRG Range: 606-607

  • Clinical Classifications Software

    • CCS Category Number : 197
    • Description : Skin and subcutaneous tissue infections
    • Multi CCS Level 1 Number : 12
    • Level 1 Description : Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue
    • Multi CCS Level 2 Number : 12.1
    • Level 2 Description : Skin and subcutaneous tissue infections [197.]

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

    A22.0 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 Cutaneous anthrax

Anthrax is a disease caused by Bacillus anthracis, a germ that lives in soil. Many people know about it from the 2001 bioterror attacks. In the attacks, someone purposely spread anthrax through the U.S. mail. This killed five people and made 22 sick. Anthrax is rare. It affects animals such as ...

Your skin helps protect you from germs, but sometimes it can get infected by them. Some common types of skin infections areBacterial: Cellulitis and impetigo. Staphylococcal infections can also affect the skin.Viral: Shingles, warts, and herpes simplexFungal: Athlete's foot and yeast infectionsParasitic: Body lice, head lice, and scabiesTreatment of ...

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