ICD 10 Codes >> Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99) A00-B99 >>Certain zoonotic bacterial diseases (A20-A28) A20-A28 >> Erysipeloid A26.-

ICD 10 Code A26.0

Cutaneous erysipeloid

2017 Billable/Specific Code

Direct contact between meat infected with the bacterium Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae and traumatized human skin results in erysipeloid, which most commonly presents as a localized infection of traumatized skin. Lesions most commonly affect the hands, mainly the webs of the fingers; however, any exposed area of the body may be affected. Lesions consist of well-demarcated, bright red-to-purple, warm, tender plaques with a smooth, shiny surface. They leave a brownish discoloration on the skin when resolving. Sometimes vesicles may be present.
  • A26.0 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 A26.0 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 A26.0

    • Erythema migrans

Reverse Index Lookup for ICD 10 CM CODE A26.0


The following ICD-10-CM Index entries contain back-references to ICD-10-CM A26.0:
    • skin   R21
      • erysipeloid   A26.0
  • Erysipeloid   A26.9
    • cutaneous   A26.0
  • Erythema, erythematous   L53.9
    • migrans   A26.0
  • Rosenbach\'s erysipeloid   A26.0

  • Major Diagnostic Categories
    M.D.C

    • MDC Category : 18
    • MDC Type : Medical
    • Description : Infectious and Parasitic DDs (Systemic or unspecified sites)

  • Medicare Severity-Diagnosis Related Groups
    MS-DRG

    • DRG Range: 867-869
      • 867 -- OTHER INFECTIOUS & PARASITIC DISEASES DIAGNOSES W MCC
      • 868 -- OTHER INFECTIOUS & PARASITIC DISEASES DIAGNOSES W CC
      • 869 -- OTHER INFECTIOUS & PARASITIC DISEASES DIAGNOSES W/O CC/MCC

  • Clinical Classifications Software
    CCS

    • CCS Category Number : 3
    • Description : Bacterial infection; unspecified site
    • 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

    A26.0 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%

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