2017/18 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A38

Scarlet fever

Type 2 Excludes
Type 2 Excludes Help
A type 2 excludes note represents "not included here". A type 2 excludes note indicates that the condition excluded is not part of the condition it is excluded from but a patient may have both conditions at the same time. When a type 2 excludes note appears under a code it is acceptable to use both the code (A38) and the excluded code together.
  • streptococcal sore throat (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J02.0

    Streptococcal pharyngitis

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Septic pharyngitis
    • Streptococcal sore throat
    Type 2 Excludes
    J02.0
    )
Includes
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  • scarlatina
The following code(s) above A38 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
In this context, annotation back-references refer to codes that contain:
  • Applicable To annotations, or
  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
  • Excludes2 annotations, or
  • Includes annotations, or
  • Note annotations, or
  • Use Additional annotations
that may be applicable to A38:
  • A00-B99
    2018 ICD-10-CM Range A00-B99

    Certain infectious and parasitic diseases

    Includes
    • diseases generally recognized as communicable or transmissible
    Type 1 Excludes
    • certain localized infections - see body system-related chapters
    Type 2 Excludes
    • carrier or suspected carrier of infectious disease (Z22.-)
    • infectious and parasitic diseases complicating pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O98.-)
    • infectious and parasitic diseases specific to the perinatal period (P35-P39)
    • influenza and other acute respiratory infections (J00-J22)
    Use Additional
    • code to identify resistance to antimicrobial drugs (Z16.-)
    Certain infectious and parasitic diseases
Clinical Information Code History
Code annotations containing back-references to A38:
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To A38
A37.01 …… with pneumonia
A37.1 Whooping cough due to Bordetella parapertussis
A37.10 …… without pneumonia
A37.11 …… with pneumonia
A37.8 Whooping cough due to other Bordetella species
A37.80 …… without pneumonia
A37.81 …… with pneumonia
A37.9 Whooping cough, unspecified species
A37.90 …… without pneumonia
A37.91 …… with pneumonia
A38 Scarlet fever
A38.0 Scarlet fever with otitis media
A38.1 Scarlet fever with myocarditis
A38.8 Scarlet fever with other complications
A38.9 Scarlet fever, uncomplicated
A39 Meningococcal infection
A39.0 Meningococcal meningitis
A39.1 Waterhouse-Friderichsen syndrome
A39.2 Acute meningococcemia
A39.3 Chronic meningococcemia
A39.4 Meningococcemia, unspecified

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