2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A26.0

Cutaneous erysipeloid

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • A26.0 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM A26.0 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of A26.0 - other international versions of ICD-10 A26.0 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Erythema migrans
The following code(s) above A26.0 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 A26.0:
  • A00-B99
    2020 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
Clinical Information
  • A benign condition characterized by the development of irregular patches in the surface of the tongue resulting in a map-like appearance. The patches migrate from day to day and usually resolve without treatment.
  • An idiopathic disorder characterized by the loss of filiform papillae leaving reddened areas of circinate macules bound by a white band. The lesions heal, then others erupt.
ICD-10-CM A26.0 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 867 Other infectious and parasitic diseases diagnoses with mcc
  • 868 Other infectious and parasitic diseases diagnoses with cc
  • 869 Other infectious and parasitic diseases diagnoses without cc/mcc

Convert A26.0 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

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to A26.0:
  • Eruption
    • skin (nonspecific) R21
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R21

      Rash and other nonspecific skin eruption

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      Includes
      • rash NOS
      Type 1 Excludes
      • specified type of rash- code to condition
      • vesicular eruption (R23.8)
      • erysipeloid A26.0
  • Erysipeloid A26.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A26.9

    Erysipeloid, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    • cutaneous A26.0 (Rosenbach's)
  • Erythema, erythematous (infectional) (inflammation) L53.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L53.9

    Erythematous condition, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Erythema NOS
    • Erythroderma NOS
  • Rosenbach's erysipeloid A26.0

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To A26.0
A24.0 Glanders
A24.1 Acute and fulminating melioidosis
A24.2 Subacute and chronic melioidosis
A24.3 Other melioidosis
A24.9 Melioidosis, unspecified
A25 Rat-bite fevers
A25.0 Spirillosis
A25.1 Streptobacillosis
A25.9 Rat-bite fever, unspecified
A26 Erysipeloid
A26.0 Cutaneous erysipeloid
A26.7 Erysipelothrix sepsis
A26.8 Other forms of erysipeloid
A26.9 Erysipeloid, unspecified
A27 Leptospirosis
A27.0 Leptospirosis icterohemorrhagica
A27.8 Other forms of leptospirosis
A27.81 Aseptic meningitis in leptospirosis
A27.89 Other forms of leptospirosis
A27.9 Leptospirosis, unspecified
A28 Other zoonotic bacterial diseases, not elsewhere classified

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