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ICD 10 Code A39.1

Waterhouse-Friderichsen syndrome

2017 Billable/Specific Code

A syndrome of the adrenal glands, commonly caused by an infection with meningococcus Neisseria meningitidis. This syndrome is characterized by bleeding into the adrenal glands due to the severe bacterial infection. This syndrome may present with fever, chills, vomiting, myalgia, or rash, with progression to disseminated intravascular coagulation. Transmission is by direct contact or droplet transmission.
  • A39.1 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 A39.1 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 A39.1

    • Meningococcal hemorrhagic adrenalitis
    • Meningococcic adrenal syndrome

Reverse Index Lookup for ICD 10 CM CODE A39.1


The following ICD-10-CM Index entries contain back-references to ICD-10-CM A39.1:
  • Adrenalitis, adrenitis   E27.8
    • meningococcal, hemorrhagic   A39.1
    • adrenal   A39.1
    • Waterhouse-Friderichsen   A39.1
  • Friderichsen-Waterhouse syndrome or disease   A39.1
  • Infection, infected, infective   B99.9
    • meningococcal seeAlso : condition  A39.9
      • adrenals   A39.1
  • Meningococcus, meningococcal seeAlso : condition  A39.9
    • adrenalitis, hemorrhagic   A39.1
  • Sepsis   A41.9
    • adrenal hemorrhage syndrome   A39.1
  • Syndrome SeeAlso: Disease
    • adrenal
      • hemorrhage   A39.1
      • meningococcic   A39.1
    • Friderichsen-Waterhouse   A39.1
    • septicemic adrenal hemorrhage   A39.1
    • Waterhouse   A39.1
  • Waterhouse   A39.1

  • Major Diagnostic Categories
    M.D.C

    • MDC Category : 15|18|
    • MDC Type : Medical
    • Description : Newborn And Other Neonates (Perinatal Period)|Infectious and Parasitic DDs (Systemic or unspecified sites)|

  • Medicare Severity-Diagnosis Related Groups
    MS-DRG

    • DRG Range: |793|870-872|
      • 870 -- SEPTICEMIA OR SEVERE SEPSIS W MV 96+ HOURS
      • 871 -- SEPTICEMIA OR SEVERE SEPSIS W/O MV 96+ HOURS W MCC
      • 872 -- SEPTICEMIA OR SEVERE SEPSIS W/O MV 96+ HOURS W/O MCC
      • 793 -- FULL TERM NEONATE W MAJOR PROBLEMS

  • 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

    A39.1 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 Waterhouse-Friderichsen syndrome

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