2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A50.59

Other late congenital syphilis, symptomatic

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • A50.59 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 A50.59 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of A50.59 - other international versions of ICD-10 A50.59 may differ.
The following code(s) above A50.59 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 A50.59:
  • 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
  • A50.5
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A50.5

    Other late congenital syphilis, symptomatic

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Any congenital syphilitic condition specified as late or manifest two years or more after birth.
    Other late congenital syphilis, symptomatic
ICD-10-CM A50.59 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 A50.59 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 A50.59:
  • Abscess (connective tissue) (embolic) (fistulous) (infective) (metastatic) (multiple) (pernicious) (pyogenic) (septic) L02.91
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L02.91

    Cutaneous abscess, unspecified

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    • Dubois A50.59
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • Dubois A50.59 (thymus)
  • Dubois' disease A50.59 (thymus gland)
  • Glomerulonephritis N05.9
    - see also Nephritis
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N05.9

    Unspecified nephritic syndrome with unspecified morphologic changes

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    • in (due to)
      • syphilis A50.59 (late)
  • Gumma (syphilitic) A52.79
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A52.79

    Other symptomatic late syphilis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Late syphilitic leukoderma
    • Syphilis of adrenal gland
    • Syphilis of pituitary gland
    • Syphilis of thyroid gland
    • Syphilitic splenomegaly
    Type 1 Excludes
    • syphilitic leukoderma (secondary) (A51.39)
    • congenital A50.59
  • Hepatitis K75.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K75.9

    Inflammatory liver disease, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Hepatitis NOS
    Type 1 Excludes
    • acute or subacute hepatitis (K72.0-)
    • chronic hepatitis NEC (K73.-)
    • viral hepatitis (B15-B19)
    • syphilitic (late) A52.74
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A52.74

      Syphilis of liver and other viscera

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Late syphilitic peritonitis
      • congenital (early) A50.08
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A50.08

        Early visceral congenital syphilis

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
        • late A50.59
  • Laryngitis (acute) (edematous) (fibrinous) (infective) (infiltrative) (malignant) (membranous) (phlegmonous) (pneumococcal) (pseudomembranous) (septic) (subglottic) (suppurative) (ulcerative) J04.0
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J04.0

    Acute laryngitis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Edematous laryngitis (acute)
    • Laryngitis (acute) NOS
    • Subglottic laryngitis (acute)
    • Suppurative laryngitis (acute)
    • Ulcerative laryngitis (acute)
    Type 1 Excludes
    • acute obstructive laryngitis (J05.0)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • chronic laryngitis (J37.0)
    • syphilitic (late) A52.73
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A52.73

      Symptomatic late syphilis of other respiratory organs

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • Laryngotracheitis (acute) (Infectional) (infective) (viral) J04.2
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J04.2

    Acute laryngotracheitis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Laryngotracheitis NOS
    • Tracheitis (acute) with laryngitis (acute)
    Type 1 Excludes
    • acute obstructive laryngotracheitis (J05.0)
    Type 2 Excludes
    • chronic laryngotracheitis (J37.1)
    • syphilitic (late) A52.73
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A52.73

      Symptomatic late syphilis of other respiratory organs

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • Leontiasis
    • syphilitic (late) A52.78
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A52.78

      Syphilis of other musculoskeletal tissue

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 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 A50.59
  • Nephritis, nephritic (albuminuric) (azotemic) (congenital) (disseminated) (epithelial) (familial) (focal) (granulomatous) (hemorrhagic) (infantile) (nonsuppurative, excretory) (uremic) N05.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N05.9

    Unspecified nephritic syndrome with unspecified morphologic changes

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    • syphilitic (late) A52.75
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A52.75

      Syphilis of kidney and ureter

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Syphilitic glomerular disease
      • congenital A50.59
  • Perforation, perforated (nontraumatic) (of)
    • palatine vault Q35.1
      - see also Cleft, palate, hard
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q35.1

      Cleft hard palate

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
      • syphilitic A52.79
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A52.79

        Other symptomatic late syphilis

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Late syphilitic leukoderma
        • Syphilis of adrenal gland
        • Syphilis of pituitary gland
        • Syphilis of thyroid gland
        • Syphilitic splenomegaly
        Type 1 Excludes
        • syphilitic leukoderma (secondary) (A51.39)
        • congenital A50.59
  • Sarcocele (benign)
    • syphilitic A52.76
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A52.76

      Other genitourinary symptomatic late syphilis

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Late syphilitic female pelvic inflammatory disease
      • congenital A50.59
  • Stenosis, stenotic (cicatricial) - see also Stricture
    • esophagus K22.2
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K22.2

      Esophageal obstruction

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Compression of esophagus
      • Constriction of esophagus
      • Stenosis of esophagus
      • Stricture of esophagus
      Type 1 Excludes
      • congenital stenosis or stricture of esophagus (Q39.3)
      • syphilitic A52.79
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A52.79

        Other symptomatic late syphilis

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Late syphilitic leukoderma
        • Syphilis of adrenal gland
        • Syphilis of pituitary gland
        • Syphilis of thyroid gland
        • Syphilitic splenomegaly
        Type 1 Excludes
        • syphilitic leukoderma (secondary) (A51.39)
        • congenital A50.59
    • larynx J38.6
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J38.6

      Stenosis of larynx

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      • syphilitic A52.73
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A52.73

        Symptomatic late syphilis of other respiratory organs

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
        • congenital A50.59
  • Stigmata congenital syphilis A50.59
  • Stricture - see also Stenosis
    • esophagus K22.2
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K22.2

      Esophageal obstruction

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Compression of esophagus
      • Constriction of esophagus
      • Stenosis of esophagus
      • Stricture of esophagus
      Type 1 Excludes
      • congenital stenosis or stricture of esophagus (Q39.3)
      • syphilitic A52.79
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A52.79

        Other symptomatic late syphilis

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Late syphilitic leukoderma
        • Syphilis of adrenal gland
        • Syphilis of pituitary gland
        • Syphilis of thyroid gland
        • Syphilitic splenomegaly
        Type 1 Excludes
        • syphilitic leukoderma (secondary) (A51.39)
        • congenital A50.59
    • larynx J38.6
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J38.6

      Stenosis of larynx

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      • syphilitic A52.73
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A52.73

        Symptomatic late syphilis of other respiratory organs

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
        • congenital A50.59
    • nostril (anterior) (posterior) J34.89
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J34.89

      Other specified disorders of nose and nasal sinuses

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Perforation of nasal septum NOS
      • Rhinolith
      • syphilitic A52.73
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A52.73

        Symptomatic late syphilis of other respiratory organs

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
        • congenital A50.59
  • 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

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    • gumma NEC A52.79
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A52.79

      Other symptomatic late syphilis

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Late syphilitic leukoderma
      • Syphilis of adrenal gland
      • Syphilis of pituitary gland
      • Syphilis of thyroid gland
      • Syphilitic splenomegaly
      Type 1 Excludes
      • syphilitic leukoderma (secondary) (A51.39)
      • congenital A50.59
    • stigmata A50.59 (congenital)
  • Syphiloma A52.79
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A52.79

    Other symptomatic late syphilis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Late syphilitic leukoderma
    • Syphilis of adrenal gland
    • Syphilis of pituitary gland
    • Syphilis of thyroid gland
    • Syphilitic splenomegaly
    Type 1 Excludes
    • syphilitic leukoderma (secondary) (A51.39)
    • congenital A50.59

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To A50.59
A50.45 Juvenile general paresis
A50.49 Other late congenital neurosyphilis
A50.5 Other late congenital syphilis, symptomatic
A50.51 Clutton's joints
A50.52 Hutchinson's teeth
A50.53 Hutchinson's triad
A50.54 Late congenital cardiovascular syphilis
A50.55 Late congenital syphilitic arthropathy
A50.56 Late congenital syphilitic osteochondropathy
A50.57 Syphilitic saddle nose
A50.59 Other late congenital syphilis, symptomatic
A50.6 Late congenital syphilis, latent
A50.7 Late congenital syphilis, unspecified
A50.9 Congenital syphilis, unspecified
A51 Early syphilis
A51.0 Primary genital syphilis
A51.1 Primary anal syphilis
A51.2 Primary syphilis of other sites
A51.3 Secondary syphilis of skin and mucous membranes
A51.31 Condyloma latum
A51.32 Syphilitic alopecia

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