2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A51.39

Other secondary syphilis of skin

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
  • A51.39 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 A51.39 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of A51.39 - other international versions of ICD-10 A51.39 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Syphilitic leukoderma
  • Syphilitic mucous patch
Type 1 Excludes
Type 1 Excludes Help
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes. It means "not coded here". A type 1 excludes note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as A51.39. A type 1 excludes note is for used for when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
  • late syphilitic leukoderma (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A52.79

    Other symptomatic late syphilis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 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)
    A52.79
    )
The following code(s) above A51.39 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 A51.39:
  • 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
Approximate Synonyms
  • Secondary syphilis of skin
  • Syphilis of skin, secondary
ICD-10-CM A51.39 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):
  • 606 Minor skin disorders with mcc
  • 607 Minor skin disorders without mcc

Convert A51.39 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
Code annotations containing back-references to A51.39:
  • Type 1 Excludes: A52.79
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A52.79

    Other symptomatic late syphilis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 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)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to A51.39:
  • Atrophoderma, atrophodermia (of) L90.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L90.9

    Atrophic disorder of skin, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    • maculatum L90.8
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L90.8

      Other atrophic disorders of skin

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      • syphilitic A51.39
  • Atrophy, atrophic (of)
    • macular (dermatological) L90.8
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L90.8

      Other atrophic disorders of skin

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
  • Leukoderma, leukodermia NEC L81.5
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L81.5

    Leukoderma, not elsewhere classified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
  • Mucous - see also condition
  • Patches
  • Rupia (syphilitic) A51.39
  • Syphilid A51.39
  • 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)
    • anus (late) A52.74
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A52.74

      Syphilis of liver and other viscera

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Late syphilitic peritonitis
      • secondary A51.39
    • early A51.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A51.9

      Early syphilis, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      • symptomatic A51.9
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A51.9

        Early syphilis, unspecified

          2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
        • secondary A51.39 - see also Syphilis, secondary
      • skin A51.39
      • ulcer A51.39
    • leukoderma A51.39
    • lip A51.39
    • macular atrophy of skin A51.39
    • mouth (secondary) A51.39
    • mucocutaneous (secondary) A51.39
    • mucous
    • pharynx (late) A52.73
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A52.73

      Symptomatic late syphilis of other respiratory organs

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      • secondary A51.39
    • secondary (and primary) A51.49
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A51.49

      Other secondary syphilitic conditions

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Secondary syphilitic lymphadenopathy
      • Secondary syphilitic myositis
      • anus A51.39
      • mouth A51.39
      • mucous membranes A51.39
      • pharynx A51.39
      • skin A51.39
      • tonsil A51.39
      • ulcer A51.39
      • vulva A51.39
    • skin (with ulceration) (early) (secondary) A51.39
    • tonsil (lingual) (late) A52.73
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A52.73

      Symptomatic late syphilis of other respiratory organs

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      • secondary A51.39
    • ulcer (any site) (early) (secondary) A51.39
    • vulva A51.0
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A51.0

      Primary genital syphilis

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Syphilitic chancre NOS
      • secondary A51.39
    • atrophoderma maculatum A51.39
  • Ulcer, ulcerated, ulcerating, ulceration, ulcerative

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To A51.39
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
A51.39 Other secondary syphilis of skin
A51.4 Other secondary syphilis
A51.41 Secondary syphilitic meningitis
A51.42 Secondary syphilitic female pelvic disease
A51.43 Secondary syphilitic oculopathy
A51.44 Secondary syphilitic nephritis
A51.45 Secondary syphilitic hepatitis
A51.46 Secondary syphilitic osteopathy
A51.49 Other secondary syphilitic conditions
A51.5 Early syphilis, latent
A51.9 Early syphilis, unspecified

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