Certain infectious and parasitic diseases
Other viral diseases
2018 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B26
2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
- B26 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 B26 became effective on October 1, 2017.
- This is the American ICD-10-CM version of B26 - other international versions of ICD-10 B26 may differ.
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- epidemic parotitis
- infectious parotitis
The following code(s) above B26
contain 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 B26
- A contagious viral infection caused by the mumps virus. Symptoms include swollen and tender parotid glands, fever, muscle aches and fatigue. Due to vaccination programs, mumps has become a rare disease.
- Acute, inflammatory, contagious disease caused by rubulavirus and characterized by swelling of the salivary glands, especially the parotids, and sometimes of the pancreas, ovaries, or testes; spread by direct contact, airborne droplet nuclei, fomites contaminated by infectious saliva, and perhaps urine.
- An acute infectious disease caused by rubulavirus, spread by direct contact, airborne droplet nuclei, fomites contaminated by infectious saliva, and perhaps urine, and usually seen in children under the age of 15, although adults may also be affected. (from Dorland, 28th ed)
- Mumps is an illness caused by the mumps virus. It starts with
after that, the salivary glands under the ears or jaw become swollen and tender. The swelling can be on one or both sides of the face. Symptoms last 7 to 10 days. Serious complications are rare.you can catch mumps by being with another person who has it. There is no treatment for mumps, but the measles-mumps-rubella (mmr) vaccine can prevent it.before the routine vaccination program in the United States, mumps was a common illness in infants, children and young adults. Now it is a rare disease in the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
- muscle aches
- loss of appetite
- 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
Code annotations containing back-references to B26:
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To B26
…… without hepatic coma
Unspecified viral hepatitis without hepatic coma
Human immunodeficiency virus [HIV] disease
Other cytomegaloviral diseases
Cytomegaloviral disease, unspecified
Mumps with other complications
Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.