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ICD 10 Code A48.0

Gas gangrene

2017 Billable/Specific Code

  • A48.0 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 A48.0 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 A48.0

    • Clostridial cellulitis
    • Clostridial myonecrosis

Reverse Index Lookup for ICD 10 CM CODE A48.0


The following ICD-10-CM Index entries contain back-references to ICD-10-CM A48.0:
  • Abscess   L02.91
    • anerobic   A48.0
  • Aerogenes capsulatus infection   A48.0
  • Cellulitis   L03.90
    • anaerobic   A48.0
    • clostridial   A48.0
  • Gangrene, gangrenous SeeAlso: Necrosis  I96
    • Bacillus welchii   A48.0
    • Clostridium perfringens or welchii   A48.0
    • gas   A48.0
  • Gas   R14.3
    • gangrene   A48.0
  • Infection, infected, infective   B99.9
    • aerogenes capsulatus   A48.0
    • Bacillus   A49.9
      • gas   A48.0
    • Clostridium NEC
      • bifermentans   A48.0
      • difficile
        • gas gangrene   A48.0
      • gas-forming NEC   A48.0
      • histolyticum   A48.0
      • novyi, causing gas gangrene   A48.0
      • oedematiens   A48.0
      • perfringens
        • gas gangrene   A48.0
      • septicum, causing gas gangrene   A48.0
      • sordellii, causing gas gangrene   A48.0
      • welchii
        • gas gangrene   A48.0
  • Myonecrosis, clostridial   A48.0
  • Myositis   M60.9
    • clostridial   A48.0

  • 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|867-869|
      • 793 -- FULL TERM NEONATE W MAJOR PROBLEMS
      • 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

    A48.0 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 Gas gangrene

Gangrene is the death of tissues in your body. It happens when a part of your body loses its blood supply. Gangrene can happen on the surface of the body, such as on the skin, or inside the body, in muscles or organs. Causes includeSerious injuriesProblems with blood circulation, such ...

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