2022 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A18.09

Other musculoskeletal tuberculosis

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  • A18.09 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2022 edition of ICD-10-CM A18.09 became effective on October 1, 2021.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of A18.09 - other international versions of ICD-10 A18.09 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Tuberculous myositis
  • Tuberculous synovitis
  • Tuberculous tenosynovitis
The following code(s) above A18.09 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 A18.09:
  • A00-B99
    2022 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
  • A15-A19
    2022 ICD-10-CM Range A15-A19

    Tuberculosis

    Includes
    • infections due to Mycobacterium tuberculosis and Mycobacterium bovis
    Type 1 Excludes
    • congenital tuberculosis (P37.0)
    • nonspecific reaction to test for tuberculosis without active tuberculosis (R76.1-)
    • pneumoconiosis associated with tuberculosis, any type in A15 (J65)
    • positive PPD (R76.11)
    • positive tuberculin skin test without active tuberculosis (R76.11)
    • sequelae of tuberculosis (B90.-)
    • silicotuberculosis (J65)
    Tuberculosis
ICD-10-CM A18.09 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v39.0):
  • 548 Septic arthritis with mcc
  • 549 Septic arthritis with cc
  • 550 Septic arthritis without cc/mcc
  • 974 Hiv with major related condition with mcc
  • 975 Hiv with major related condition with cc
  • 976 Hiv with major related condition without cc/mcc

Convert A18.09 to ICD-9-CM

Code History
  • 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
  • 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): No change
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change
  • 2021 (effective 10/1/2020): No change
  • 2022 (effective 10/1/2021): No change
Code annotations containing back-references to A18.09:
  • Type 1 Excludes: M63
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M63

    Disorders of muscle in diseases classified elsewhere

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    Code First
    Type 1 Excludes
    • myopathy in cysticercosis (B69.81)
    • myopathy in endocrine diseases (G73.7)
    • myopathy in metabolic diseases (G73.7)
    • myopathy in sarcoidosis (D86.87)
    • myopathy in secondary syphilis (A51.49)
    • myopathy in syphilis (late) (A52.78)
    • myopathy in toxoplasmosis (B58.82)
    • myopathy in tuberculosis (A18.09)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to A18.09:
  • Ganglion (compound) (diffuse) (joint) (tendon (sheath)) M67.40
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M67.40

    Ganglion, unspecified site

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    • tuberculous A18.09
  • Myositis M60.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M60.9

    Myositis, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Billable/Specific Code
    • in (due to)
      • tuberculosis A18.09
  • Osteitis - see also Osteomyelitis
  • Poncet's disease A18.09 (tuberculous rheumatism)
  • Tuberculosis, tubercular, tuberculous (calcification) (calcified) (caseous) (chromogenic acid-fast bacilli) (degeneration) (fibrocaseous) (fistula) (interstitial) (isolated circumscribed lesions) (necrosis) (parenchymatous) (ulcerative) A15.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A15.9

    Respiratory tuberculosis unspecified

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    • abscess (respiratory) A15.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A15.9

      Respiratory tuberculosis unspecified

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      • muscle A18.09
    • synovitis A18.09
    • tenosynovitis A18.09
    • bursa A18.09
    • fascia A18.09
    • ganglion A18.09
    • muscle A18.09
    • rheumatism NEC A18.09

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To A18.09
A17.81 Tuberculoma of brain and spinal cord
A17.82 Tuberculous meningoencephalitis
A17.83 Tuberculous neuritis
A17.89 Other tuberculosis of nervous system
A17.9 Tuberculosis of nervous system, unspecified
A18 Tuberculosis of other organs
A18.0 Tuberculosis of bones and joints
A18.01 Tuberculosis of spine
A18.02 Tuberculous arthritis of other joints
A18.03 Tuberculosis of other bones
A18.09 Other musculoskeletal tuberculosis
A18.1 Tuberculosis of genitourinary system
A18.10 …… unspecified
A18.11 Tuberculosis of kidney and ureter
A18.12 Tuberculosis of bladder
A18.13 Tuberculosis of other urinary organs
A18.14 Tuberculosis of prostate
A18.15 Tuberculosis of other male genital organs
A18.16 Tuberculosis of cervix
A18.17 Tuberculous female pelvic inflammatory disease
A18.18 Tuberculosis of other female genital organs

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.