2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A52.73

Symptomatic late syphilis of other respiratory organs

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
  • A52.73 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2021 edition of ICD-10-CM A52.73 became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of A52.73 - other international versions of ICD-10 A52.73 may differ.
The following code(s) above A52.73 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 A52.73:
  • A00-B99
    2021 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
    2021 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
  • Late syphilitic pulmonary fibrosis
ICD-10-CM A52.73 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v38.0):
  • 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 A52.73 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
  • 2021 (effective 10/1/2020): No change
Code annotations containing back-references to A52.73:
  • Type 1 Excludes: J99
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J99

    Respiratory disorders in diseases classified elsewhere

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code Manifestation Code
    Code First
    • underlying disease, such as:
    • amyloidosis (E85.-)
    • ankylosing spondylitis (M45)
    • congenital syphilis (A50.5)
    • cryoglobulinemia (D89.1)
    • early congenital syphilis (A50.0)
    • plasminogen deficiency (E88.02)
    • schistosomiasis (B65.0-B65.9)
    Type 1 Excludes

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to A52.73:
  • Deformity Q89.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q89.9

    Congenital malformation, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
    Applicable To
    • Congenital anomaly NOS
    • Congenital deformity NOS
    • nose (acquired) (cartilage) M95.0
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M95.0

      Acquired deformity of nose

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Type 2 Excludes
      • deviated nasal septum (J34.2)
      • syphilitic (congenital) A50.57
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A50.57

        Syphilitic saddle nose

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
        • late A52.73
  • Gumma (syphilitic) A52.79
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A52.79

    Other symptomatic late syphilis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 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)
    • larynx A52.73
    • nasopharynx A52.73
    • nose A52.73
    • pharynx A52.73
    • tonsil A52.73
    • trachea A52.73
  • 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 2021 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)
  • Laryngotracheitis (acute) (Infectional) (infective) (viral) J04.2
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J04.2

    Acute laryngotracheitis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 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)
  • Mediastinitis (acute) (chronic) J98.51
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J98.51

    Mediastinitis

      2017 - New Code 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    Code First
    • underlying condition, if applicable, such as postoperative mediastinitis (T81.-)
    • syphilitic A52.73
  • Perforation, perforated (nontraumatic) (of)
    • nasal
      • septum J34.89
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J34.89

        Other specified disorders of nose and nasal sinuses

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
        Applicable To
        • Perforation of nasal septum NOS
        • Rhinolith
        • syphilitic A52.73
  • Perichondritis
    • larynx J38.7
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J38.7

      Other diseases of larynx

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Abscess of larynx
      • Cellulitis of larynx
      • Disease of larynx NOS
      • Necrosis of larynx
      • Pachyderma of larynx
      • Perichondritis of larynx
      • Ulcer of larynx
      • syphilitic A52.73
  • 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 2021 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
  • Stenosis, stenotic (cicatricial) - see also Stricture
    • larynx J38.6
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J38.6

      Stenosis of larynx

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    • trachea J39.8
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J39.8

      Other specified diseases of upper respiratory tract

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      • syphilitic A52.73
  • Stricture - see also Stenosis
    • larynx J38.6
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J38.6

      Stenosis of larynx

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    • nasopharynx J39.2
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J39.2

      Other diseases of pharynx

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Cyst of pharynx
      • Edema of pharynx
      Type 2 Excludes
      • chronic pharyngitis (J31.2)
      • ulcerative pharyngitis (J02.9)
      • syphilitic A52.73
    • 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 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Perforation of nasal septum NOS
      • Rhinolith
    • trachea J39.8
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J39.8

      Other specified diseases of upper respiratory tract

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      • syphilitic A52.73
  • Syphilis, syphilitic (acquired) A53.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A53.9

    Syphilis, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 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)
    • nose (late) A52.73
    • pharynx (late) A52.73
    • tonsil (lingual) (late) A52.73
    • epiglottis A52.73 (late)
    • eustachian tube A52.73
    • larynx A52.73 (late)
    • mediastinum A52.73 (late)
    • nasal sinus A52.73 (late)
    • perichondritis, larynx A52.73 (late)
    • pleura A52.73 (late)
    • respiratory tract A52.73 (late)
    • sinus, sinusitis A52.73 (late)
    • thorax A52.73
    • throat A52.73
    • trachea A52.73 (late)
  • Tracheitis (catarrhal) (infantile) (membranous) (plastic) (septal) (suppurative) (viral) J04.10
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J04.10

    Acute tracheitis without obstruction

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    • syphilitic A52.73

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To A52.73
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
A52.76 Other genitourinary symptomatic late syphilis
A52.77 Syphilis of bone and joint
A52.78 Syphilis of other musculoskeletal tissue
A52.79 Other symptomatic late syphilis
A52.8 Late syphilis, latent
A52.9 Late syphilis, unspecified
A53 Other and unspecified syphilis
A53.0 Latent syphilis, unspecified as early or late

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