2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A50.02

Early congenital syphilitic osteochondropathy

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
  • A50.02 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM A50.02 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of A50.02 - other international versions of ICD-10 A50.02 may differ.
The following code(s) above A50.02 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 A50.02:
  • A00-B99
    2019 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
  • A50-A64
    2019 ICD-10-CM Range A50-A64

    Infections with a predominantly sexual mode of transmission

    Type 1 Excludes
    • human immunodeficiency virus [HIV] disease (B20)
    • nonspecific and nongonococcal urethritis (N34.1)
    • Reiter's disease (M02.3-)
    Infections with a predominantly sexual mode of transmission
  • A50.0
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A50.0

    Early congenital syphilis, symptomatic

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Any congenital syphilitic condition specified as early or manifest less than two years after birth.
    Early congenital syphilis, symptomatic
ICD-10-CM A50.02 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):
  • 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 A50.02 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

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to A50.02:
  • Caries
    • syphilitic A52.77
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A52.77

      Syphilis of bone and joint

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      • congenital A50.02 (early)
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • Parrot's A50.02 (syphilitic osteochondritis)
    • Wegner's A50.02 (syphilitic osteochondritis)
  • Epiphysitis - see also Osteochondropathy
    • syphilitic A50.02 (congenital)
  • Osteochondritis - see also Osteochondropathy, by site
    • syphilitic (congenital) (early) A50.02
      • ankle A50.02
      • elbow A50.02
      • foot A50.02
      • forearm A50.02
      • hand A50.02
      • hip A50.02
      • knee A50.02
      • multiple sites A50.02
      • shoulder joint A50.02
      • specified site NEC A50.02
  • Osteochondropathy M93.90
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M93.90

    Osteochondropathy, unspecified of unspecified site

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
  • Osteochondrosis - see also Osteochondropathy, by site
    • syphilitic A50.02 (congenital)
  • Osteomyelitis (general) (infective) (localized) (neonatal) (purulent) (septic) (staphylococcal) (streptococcal) (suppurative) (with periostitis) M86.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M86.9

    Osteomyelitis, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Infection of bone NOS
    • Periostitis without osteomyelitis
    • syphilitic A52.77
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A52.77

      Syphilis of bone and joint

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      • congenital A50.02 (early)
  • Oxycephaly, oxycephalic Q75.0
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q75.0

    Craniosynostosis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
    Applicable To
    • Acrocephaly
    • Imperfect fusion of skull
    • Oxycephaly
    • Trigonocephaly
    • syphilitic, congenital A50.02
  • Parrot's disease A50.02 (early congenital syphilitic pseudoparalysis)
  • Periostitis (albuminosa) (circumscribed) (diffuse) (infective) (monomelic) - see also Osteomyelitis
    • syphilitic A52.77
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A52.77

      Syphilis of bone and joint

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      • congenital A50.02 (early)
  • Synovitis M65.9
    - see also Tenosynovitis
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M65.9

    Synovitis and tenosynovitis, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    • syphilitic A52.78
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A52.78

      Syphilis of other musculoskeletal tissue

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Late syphilitic bursitis
      • Syphilis [stage unspecified] of bursa
      • Syphilis [stage unspecified] of muscle
      • Syphilis [stage unspecified] of synovium
      • Syphilis [stage unspecified] of tendon
      • congenital A50.02 (early)
  • Syphilis, syphilitic (acquired) A53.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A53.9

    Syphilis, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Infection due to Treponema pallidum NOS
    • Syphilis (acquired) NOS
    Type 1 Excludes
    • syphilis NOS under two years of age (A50.2)
    • congenital A50.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A50.9

      Congenital syphilis, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      • early, or less than 2 years after birth NEC A50.2
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A50.2

        Early congenital syphilis, unspecified

          2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Congenital syphilis NOS less than two years after birth.
        • symptomatic A50.09
          ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A50.09

          Other early congenital syphilis, symptomatic

            2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
          • osteochondropathy A50.02
    • periosteum (late) A52.77
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A52.77

      Syphilis of bone and joint

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      • congenital A50.02 (early)
    • epiphysitis A50.02 (congenital) (early)
    • osteochondritis A50.02 (congenital) (early)
  • Wegner's disease A50.02

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To A50.02
A49.01 Methicillin susceptible Staphylococcus aureus infection, unspecified site
A49.02 Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection, unspecified site
A49.1 Streptococcal infection, unspecified site
A49.2 Hemophilus influenzae infection, unspecified site
A49.3 Mycoplasma infection, unspecified site
A49.8 Other bacterial infections of unspecified site
A49.9 Bacterial infection, unspecified
A50 Congenital syphilis
A50.0 Early congenital syphilis, symptomatic
A50.01 Early congenital syphilitic oculopathy
A50.02 Early congenital syphilitic osteochondropathy
A50.03 Early congenital syphilitic pharyngitis
A50.04 Early congenital syphilitic pneumonia
A50.05 Early congenital syphilitic rhinitis
A50.06 Early cutaneous congenital syphilis
A50.07 Early mucocutaneous congenital syphilis
A50.08 Early visceral congenital syphilis
A50.09 Other early congenital syphilis, symptomatic
A50.1 Early congenital syphilis, latent
A50.2 Early congenital syphilis, unspecified
A50.3 Late congenital syphilitic oculopathy

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