2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A52.16

Charcôt's arthropathy (tabetic)

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
  • A52.16 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Charcot's arthropathy (tabetic)
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM A52.16 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of A52.16 - other international versions of ICD-10 A52.16 may differ.
The following code(s) above A52.16 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 A52.16:
  • 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
  • Charcot arthropathy due to syphilis
  • Charcot's arthropathy due to syphilis
  • Charcots joint in syphilis
  • Syphilis, charcots arthropathy
ICD-10-CM A52.16 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):
  • 056 Degenerative nervous system disorders with mcc
  • 057 Degenerative nervous system disorders without mcc

Convert A52.16 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 A52.16:
  • Type 1 Excludes: M02
    , M14
    , M14.6
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M02

    Postinfective and reactive arthropathies

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code First
    • underlying disease, such as:
    • congenital syphilis [Clutton's joints] (A50.5)
    • enteritis due to Yersinia enterocolitica (A04.6)
    • infective endocarditis (I33.0)
    • viral hepatitis (B15-B19)
    Type 1 Excludes
    • Behçet's disease (M35.2)
    • direct infections of joint in infectious and parasitic diseases classified elsewhere (M01.-)
    • postmeningococcal arthritis (A39.84)
    • mumps arthritis (B26.85)
    • rubella arthritis (B06.82)
    • syphilis arthritis (late) (A52.77)
    • rheumatic fever (I00)
    • tabetic arthropathy [Charcôt's] (A52.16)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M14

    Arthropathies in other diseases classified elsewhere

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • arthropathy in:
    • diabetes mellitus (E08-E13 with .61-)
    • hematological disorders (M36.2-M36.3)
    • hypersensitivity reactions (M36.4)
    • neoplastic disease (M36.1)
    • neurosyphillis (A52.16)
    • sarcoidosis (D86.86)
    • enteropathic arthropathies (M07.-)
    • juvenile psoriatic arthropathy (L40.54)
    • lipoid dermatoarthritis (E78.81)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M14.6

    Charcôt's joint

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Neuropathic arthropathy
    Type 1 Excludes
    • Charcôt's joint in diabetes mellitus (E08-E13 with .610)
    • Charcôt's joint in tabes dorsalis (A52.16)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to A52.16:
  • Arthritis, arthritic (acute) (chronic) (nonpyogenic) (subacute) M19.90
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M19.90

    Unspecified osteoarthritis, unspecified site

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Arthrosis NOS
    • Arthritis NOS
    • Osteoarthritis NOS
    • syphilitic (late) A52.16
    • syphilitica deformans A52.16 (Charcot)
  • Arthropathy M12.9
    - see also Arthritis
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M12.9

    Arthropathy, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    • tabes dorsalis A52.16
    • tabetic A52.16
  • Charcot's
    • joint (disease) (tabetic) A52.16
    • disease A52.16 (tabetic arthropathy)
  • 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)
    • Charcot's joint A52.16
  • Tabes, tabetic A52.10
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A52.10

    Symptomatic neurosyphilis, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    • with
      • Charcot's joint A52.16
    • arthropathy A52.16 (Charcot)

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To A52.16
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
A52.12 Other cerebrospinal syphilis
A52.13 Late syphilitic meningitis
A52.14 Late syphilitic encephalitis
A52.15 Late syphilitic neuropathy
A52.16 Charcôt's arthropathy (tabetic)
A52.17 General paresis
A52.19 Other symptomatic neurosyphilis
A52.2 Asymptomatic neurosyphilis
A52.3 Neurosyphilis, unspecified
A52.7 Other symptomatic late syphilis
A52.71 Late syphilitic oculopathy
A52.72 Syphilis of lung and bronchus
A52.73 Symptomatic late syphilis of other respiratory organs
A52.74 Syphilis of liver and other viscera
A52.75 Syphilis of kidney and ureter

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