2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A36.89

Other diphtheritic complications

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  • A36.89 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 A36.89 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of A36.89 - other international versions of ICD-10 A36.89 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Diphtheritic peritonitis
The following code(s) above A36.89 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 A36.89:
  • 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
Approximate Synonyms
  • Diphtheria peritonitis
  • Diphtheritic peritonitis
ICD-10-CM A36.89 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 A36.89 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
Code annotations containing back-references to A36.89:
  • Type 1 Excludes: H20.0
    , K67
    , K65
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H20.0

    Acute and subacute iridocyclitis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Acute anterior uveitis
    • Acute cyclitis
    • Acute iritis
    • Subacute anterior uveitis
    • Subacute cyclitis
    • Subacute iritis
    Type 1 Excludes
    • iridocyclitis, iritis, uveitis (due to) (in) diabetes mellitus (E08-E13 with .39)
    • iridocyclitis, iritis, uveitis (due to) (in) diphtheria (A36.89)
    • iridocyclitis, iritis, uveitis (due to) (in) gonococcal (A54.32)
    • iridocyclitis, iritis, uveitis (due to) (in) herpes (simplex) (B00.51)
    • iridocyclitis, iritis, uveitis (due to) (in) herpes zoster (B02.32)
    • iridocyclitis, iritis, uveitis (due to) (in) late congenital syphilis (A50.39)
    • iridocyclitis, iritis, uveitis (due to) (in) late syphilis (A52.71)
    • iridocyclitis, iritis, uveitis (due to) (in) sarcoidosis (D86.83)
    • iridocyclitis, iritis, uveitis (due to) (in) syphilis (A51.43)
    • iridocyclitis, iritis, uveitis (due to) (in) toxoplasmosis (B58.09)
    • iridocyclitis, iritis, uveitis (due to) (in) tuberculosis (A18.54)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K67

    Disorders of peritoneum in infectious diseases classified elsewhere

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Manifestation Code
    Code First
    • underlying disease, such as:
    • congenital syphilis (A50.0)
    • helminthiasis (B65.0 -B83.9)
    Type 1 Excludes
    • peritonitis in chlamydia (A74.81)
    • peritonitis in diphtheria (A36.89)
    • peritonitis in gonococcal (A54.85)
    • peritonitis in syphilis (late) (A52.74)
    • peritonitis in tuberculosis (A18.31)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K65

    Peritonitis

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    Code Also
    • if applicable diverticular disease of intestine (K57.-)
    Type 1 Excludes
    • acute appendicitis with generalized peritonitis (K35.2-)
    • aseptic peritonitis (T81.6)
    • benign paroxysmal peritonitis (E85.0)
    • chemical peritonitis (T81.6)
    • gonococcal peritonitis (A54.85)
    • neonatal peritonitis (P78.0-P78.1)
    • pelvic peritonitis, female (N73.3-N73.5)
    • periodic familial peritonitis (E85.0)
    • peritonitis due to talc or other foreign substance (T81.6)
    • peritonitis in chlamydia (A74.81)
    • peritonitis in diphtheria (A36.89)
    • peritonitis in syphilis (late) (A52.74)
    • peritonitis in tuberculosis (A18.31)
    • peritonitis with or following abortion or ectopic or molar pregnancy (O00-O07, O08.0)
    • peritonitis with or following appendicitis (K35.-)
    • puerperal peritonitis (O85)
    • retroperitoneal infections (K68.-)
    Use Additional
    • code (B95-B97), to identify infectious agent, if known

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to A36.89:
  • Diphtheria, diphtheritic (gangrenous) (hemorrhagic) A36.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A36.9

    Diphtheria, unspecified

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    • nasal, anterior A36.89
    • neurological complication A36.89
    • specified site NEC A36.89
  • Lymphadenitis I88.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I88.9

    Nonspecific lymphadenitis, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Lymphadenitis NOS
    • due to
      • diphtheria A36.89 (toxin)
  • Paralysis, paralytic (complete) (incomplete) G83.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code G83.9

    Paralytic syndrome, unspecified

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    • iris H57.09
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H57.09

      Other anomalies of pupillary function

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      • due to diphtheria A36.89 (toxin)
  • Peritonitis (adhesive) (bacterial) (fibrinous) (hemorrhagic) (idiopathic) (localized) (perforative) (primary) (with adhesions) (with effusion) K65.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K65.9

    Peritonitis, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Bacterial peritonitis NOS
    • diphtheritic A36.89
  • Stomatitis (denture) (ulcerative) K12.1
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K12.1

    Other forms of stomatitis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Stomatitis NOS
    • Denture stomatitis
    • Ulcerative stomatitis
    • Vesicular stomatitis
    Type 1 Excludes
    • acute necrotizing ulcerative stomatitis (A69.1)
    • Vincent's stomatitis (A69.1)
    • diphtheritic A36.89
  • Tracheitis (catarrhal) (infantile) (membranous) (plastic) (septal) (suppurative) (viral) J04.10
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J04.10

    Acute tracheitis without obstruction

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    • diphtheritic A36.89 (membranous)

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To A36.89
A36.1 Nasopharyngeal diphtheria
A36.2 Laryngeal diphtheria
A36.3 Cutaneous diphtheria
A36.8 Other diphtheria
A36.81 Diphtheritic cardiomyopathy
A36.82 Diphtheritic radiculomyelitis
A36.83 Diphtheritic polyneuritis
A36.84 Diphtheritic tubulo-interstitial nephropathy
A36.85 Diphtheritic cystitis
A36.86 Diphtheritic conjunctivitis
A36.89 Other diphtheritic complications
A36.9 Diphtheria, unspecified
A37 Whooping cough
A37.0 Whooping cough due to Bordetella pertussis
A37.00 …… without pneumonia
A37.01 …… with pneumonia
A37.1 Whooping cough due to Bordetella parapertussis
A37.10 …… without pneumonia
A37.11 …… with pneumonia
A37.8 Whooping cough due to other Bordetella species
A37.80 …… without pneumonia

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