2017/18 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A46

Erysipelas

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 A46. 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.
  • postpartum or puerperal erysipelas (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code O86.89

    Other specified puerperal infections

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code Maternity Dx (12-55 years) Female Dx
    O86.89
    )
The following code(s) above A46 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 A46:
  • 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
Approximate Synonyms Clinical Information ICD-10-CM A46 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v35.0):

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Code History
Code annotations containing back-references to A46:

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to A46:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To A46
A43 Nocardiosis
A43.0 Pulmonary nocardiosis
A43.1 Cutaneous nocardiosis
A43.8 Other forms of nocardiosis
A43.9 Nocardiosis, unspecified
A44 Bartonellosis
A44.0 Systemic bartonellosis
A44.1 Cutaneous and mucocutaneous bartonellosis
A44.8 Other forms of bartonellosis
A44.9 Bartonellosis, unspecified
A46 Erysipelas
A48 Other bacterial diseases, not elsewhere classified
A48.0 Gas gangrene
A48.1 Legionnaires' disease
A48.2 Nonpneumonic Legionnaires' disease [Pontiac fever]
A48.3 Toxic shock syndrome
A48.4 Brazilian purpuric fever
A48.5 Other specified botulism
A48.51 Infant botulism
A48.52 Wound botulism
A48.8 Other specified bacterial diseases

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