Actinomycosis A42-

Type 1 Excludes
Type 1 Excludes Help
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes. It means "not coded here". A type 1 excludes note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as A42. A type 1 excludes note is for used for when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
  • actinomycetoma (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B47.1


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Clinical Information
  • An infectious process caused by bacteria of the actinomyces species. It is characterized by the formation of purulent and painful abscesses in the mouth, lungs and gastrointestinal tract.
  • Infections with bacteria of the genus actinomyces.
  • A42 Actinomycosis
    • A42.0 Pulmonary actinomycosis
    • A42.1 Abdominal actinomycosis
    • A42.2 Cervicofacial actinomycosis
    • A42.7 Actinomycotic sepsis
    • A42.8 Other forms of actinomycosis
      • A42.81 Actinomycotic meningitis
      • A42.82 Actinomycotic encephalitis
      • A42.89 Other forms of actinomycosis
    • A42.9 Actinomycosis, unspecified