2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A52.00

Cardiovascular syphilis, unspecified

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
  • A52.00 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 A52.00 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of A52.00 - other international versions of ICD-10 A52.00 may differ.
The following code(s) above A52.00 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 A52.00:
  • 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
  • Cardiovascular syphilis
  • Syphilis, cardiovascular
Clinical Information
  • Cardiovascular manifestations of syphilis, an infection of treponema pallidum. In the late stage of syphilis, sometimes 20-30 years after the initial infection, damages are often seen in the blood vessels including the aorta and the aortic valve. Clinical signs include syphilitic aortitis, aortic insufficiency, or aortic aneurysm.
ICD-10-CM A52.00 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):
  • 314 Other circulatory system diagnoses with mcc
  • 315 Other circulatory system diagnoses with cc
  • 316 Other circulatory system diagnoses without cc/mcc

Convert A52.00 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 A52.00:
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • cardiovascular (atherosclerotic) I25.10
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I25.10

      Atherosclerotic heart disease of native coronary artery without angina pectoris

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code Adult Dx (15-124 years)
      Applicable To
      • Atherosclerotic heart disease NOS
      • syphilitic A52.00 (asymptomatic)
    • circulatory (system) I99.8
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I99.8

      Other disorder of circulatory system

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

      Early syphilis, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      • cardiovascular A52.00
    • gumma NEC 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)
      • cardiovascular system A52.00
    • late A52.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A52.9

      Late syphilis, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      • cardiovascular A52.00
    • tertiary A52.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A52.9

      Late syphilis, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      • cardiovascular A52.00
    • vascular A52.00
    • cardiovascular A52.00
  • Syphiloma 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)
    • cardiovascular system A52.00
    • circulatory system A52.00

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To A52.00
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
A52 Late syphilis
A52.0 Cardiovascular and cerebrovascular syphilis
A52.00 Cardiovascular syphilis, unspecified
A52.01 Syphilitic aneurysm of aorta
A52.02 Syphilitic aortitis
A52.03 Syphilitic endocarditis
A52.04 Syphilitic cerebral arteritis
A52.05 Other cerebrovascular syphilis
A52.06 Other syphilitic heart involvement
A52.09 Other cardiovascular syphilis
A52.1 Symptomatic neurosyphilis
A52.10 …… unspecified
A52.11 Tabes dorsalis

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