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ICD 10 Code A48.3

Toxic shock syndrome

2017 Billable/Specific Code

Staphylococcal toxic shock syndrome is an acute-onset, multisystem illness characterized by fever, hypotension (systolic pressure, <90 mm of Hg), sunburn-like rash, peeling of the skin, and a variable multiorgan component that often initially appears flu-like, perhaps including vomiting and diarrhoea. The illness is caused by Staphylococcus aureus bacteria that make superantigens (usually TSS toxin-1, staphylococcal enterotoxin B, or staphylococcal enterotoxin C) which exert systemic effects on the host.
  • A48.3 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 A48.3 allows for the capture of data regarding signs, symptoms, risk factors and comorbidities to better describe the clinical issue overall.

    ICD 10 Code A48.3 Exclude 1:

    • endotoxic shock NOS (R57.8,)
    • sepsis NOS (A41.9,)

    ICD 10 A48.3 User Additional Code

    • code to identify the organism (B95, B96)

Reverse Index Lookup for ICD 10 CM CODE A48.3


The following ICD-10-CM Index entries contain back-references to ICD-10-CM A48.3:
  • Shock   R57.9
    • toxic, syndrome   A48.3
  • Syndrome SeeAlso: Disease
    • shock   T79.4
      • toxic   A48.3
    • toxic shock   A48.3
  • Toxic seeAlso : condition  T65.91
    • shock syndrome   A48.3

  • 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

    A48.3 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 Toxic shock syndrome

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