2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A50.05

Early congenital syphilitic rhinitis

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • A50.05 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 A50.05 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of A50.05 - other international versions of ICD-10 A50.05 may differ.
The following code(s) above A50.05 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 A50.05:
  • 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
  • A50-A64
    2020 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 2020 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 A50.05 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 A50.05 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 A50.05:
  • Type 1 Excludes: P28.89
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code P28.89

    Other specified respiratory conditions of newborn

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Code on Newborn Record
    Applicable To
    • Congenital laryngeal stridor
    • Sniffles in newborn
    • Snuffles in newborn
    Type 1 Excludes
    • early congenital syphilitic rhinitis (A50.05)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to A50.05:
  • Coryza (acute) J00
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J00

    Acute nasopharyngitis [common cold]

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Acute rhinitis
    • Coryza (acute)
    • Infective nasopharyngitis NOS
    • Infective rhinitis
    • Nasal catarrh, acute
    • Nasopharyngitis NOS
    Type 1 Excludes
    Type 2 Excludes
  • Rhinitis (atrophic) (catarrhal) (chronic) (croupous) (fibrinous) (granulomatous) (hyperplastic) (hypertrophic) (membranous) (obstructive) (purulent) (suppurative) (ulcerative) J31.0
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J31.0

    Chronic rhinitis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Atrophic rhinitis (chronic)
    • Granulomatous rhinitis (chronic)
    • Hypertrophic rhinitis (chronic)
    • Obstructive rhinitis (chronic)
    • Ozena
    • Purulent rhinitis (chronic)
    • Rhinitis (chronic) NOS
    • Ulcerative rhinitis (chronic)
    Type 1 Excludes
    • syphilitic A52.73
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A52.73

      Symptomatic late syphilis of other respiratory organs

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      • congenital A50.05
  • Snuffles (non-syphilitic) R06.5
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R06.5

    Mouth breathing

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • syphilitic A50.05 (infant)
  • Syphilis, syphilitic (acquired) A53.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A53.9

    Syphilis, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 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

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      • 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 2020 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

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          • rhinitis A50.05
    • coryza, congenital A50.05

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To A50.05
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
A50.30 …… unspecified
A50.31 Late congenital syphilitic interstitial keratitis
A50.32 Late congenital syphilitic chorioretinitis

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