Certain infectious and parasitic diseases
Other spirochetal diseases
2017/18 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A67
2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
- A67 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
- The 2018 edition of ICD-10-CM A67 became effective on October 1, 2017.
- This is the American ICD-10-CM version of A67 - other international versions of ICD-10 A67 may differ.
The following code(s) above A67
contain annotation back-references
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- Code Also annotations, or
- Code First annotations, or
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that may be applicable to A67
- An endemic bacterial infection caused by treponema carateum. It is manifested with chronic cutaneous lesions. The early lesions consist of papules and erythematous plaques. The late lesions consist of hypochromic, achromic, hyperpigmented and atrophic lesions. The late skin lesions may cause destruction of bones and cartilage and produce disfiguring changes.
- An infectious disease of the skin caused by treponema carateum that occurs only in the western hemisphere. Age of onset is between 10 and 20 years of age. This condition is characterized by marked changes in the skin color and is believed to be transmitted by direct person-to-person contact.
- 2016 (effective 10/1/2015): New code (first year of non-draft ICD-10-CM)
- 2017 (effective 10/1/2016): No change
- 2018 (effective 10/1/2017): No change
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To A67
Initial lesions of yaws
Multiple papillomata and wet crab yaws
Other early skin lesions of yaws
Hyperkeratosis of yaws
Gummata and ulcers of yaws
Bone and joint lesions of yaws
Other manifestations of yaws
Primary lesions of pinta
Intermediate lesions of pinta
Late lesions of pinta
Mixed lesions of pinta
Louse-borne relapsing fever
Tick-borne relapsing fever
Relapsing fever, unspecified
Other spirochetal infections
Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.