2022 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A52.77

Syphilis of bone and joint

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  • A52.77 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2022 edition of ICD-10-CM A52.77 became effective on October 1, 2021.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of A52.77 - other international versions of ICD-10 A52.77 may differ.
The following code(s) above A52.77 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 A52.77:
  • A00-B99
    2022 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
    2022 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
  • Syphilis of bone
  • Syphilis of joint
ICD-10-CM A52.77 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v39.0):
  • 539 Osteomyelitis with mcc
  • 540 Osteomyelitis with cc
  • 541 Osteomyelitis without cc/mcc

Convert A52.77 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
  • 2022 (effective 10/1/2021): No change
Code annotations containing back-references to A52.77:
  • Type 1 Excludes: M49
    , M90
    , H75.0
    , M02
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M49

    Spondylopathies in diseases classified elsewhere

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    Code First
    • underlying disease, such as:
    • brucellosis (A23.-)
    • Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (G60.0)
    • enterobacterial infections (A01-A04)
    • osteitis fibrosa cystica (E21.0)
    Includes
    • curvature of spine in diseases classified elsewhere
    • deformity of spine in diseases classified elsewhere
    • kyphosis in diseases classified elsewhere
    • scoliosis in diseases classified elsewhere
    • spondylopathy in diseases classified elsewhere
    Type 1 Excludes
    • curvature of spine in tuberculosis [Pott's] (A18.01)
    • enteropathic arthropathies (M07.-)
    • gonococcal spondylitis (A54.41)
    • neuropathic [tabes dorsalis] spondylitis (A52.11)
    • neuropathic spondylopathy in syringomyelia (G95.0)
    • neuropathic spondylopathy in tabes dorsalis (A52.11)
    • nonsyphilitic neuropathic spondylopathy NEC (G98.0)
    • spondylitis in syphilis (acquired) (A52.77)
    • tuberculous spondylitis (A18.01)
    • typhoid fever spondylitis (A01.05)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M90

    Osteopathies in diseases classified elsewhere

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    Type 1 Excludes
    • osteochondritis, osteomyelitis, and osteopathy (in):
    • cryptococcosis (B45.3)
    • diabetes mellitus (E08-E13 with .69-)
    • gonococcal (A54.43)
    • neurogenic syphilis (A52.11)
    • renal osteodystrophy (N25.0)
    • salmonellosis (A02.24)
    • secondary syphilis (A51.46)
    • syphilis (late) (A52.77)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H75.0

    Mastoiditis in infectious and parasitic diseases classified elsewhere

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    Type 1 Excludes
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M02

    Postinfective and reactive arthropathies

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    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)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to A52.77:
  • Arthropathy M12.9
    - see also Arthritis
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M12.9

    Arthropathy, unspecified

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    • in (due to)
    • postinfectious NEC B99
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B99

      Other and unspecified infectious diseases

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      • in (due to)
        • syphilis A52.77
  • Caries
  • Dactylitis
    • syphilitic A52.77
  • Destruction, destructive - see also Damage
  • Exostosis - see also Disorder, bone
    • syphilitic A52.77
  • Gout, chronic M1A.9
    - see also Gout, gouty
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M1A.9

    Chronic gout, unspecified

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    • syphilitic A52.77 - see also subcategory M14.8-
  • Gout, gouty (acute) (attack) (flare) M10.9
    - see also Gout, chronic
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M10.9

    Gout, unspecified

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    Applicable To
    • Gout NOS
    • syphilitic A52.77 - see also subcategory M14.8-
  • Gumma (syphilitic) A52.79
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A52.79

    Other symptomatic late syphilis

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    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)
  • Hydrarthrosis - see also Effusion, joint
  • Nodule(s)
  • Osteomyelitis (general) (infective) (localized) (neonatal) (purulent) (septic) (staphylococcal) (streptococcal) (suppurative) (with periostitis) M86.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code M86.9

    Osteomyelitis, unspecified

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    Applicable To
    • Infection of bone NOS
    • Periostitis without osteomyelitis
  • Periostitis (albuminosa) (circumscribed) (diffuse) (infective) (monomelic) - see also Osteomyelitis
  • Syphilis, syphilitic (acquired) A53.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A53.9

    Syphilis, unspecified

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    Applicable To
    • Infection due to Treponema pallidum NOS
    • Syphilis (acquired) NOS
    Type 1 Excludes
    • syphilis NOS under two years of age (A50.2)
    • bone A52.77
    • periosteum (late) A52.77
    • destruction of bone A52.77
    • fracture A52.77
    • joint A52.77 (late)
    • middle ear A52.77
    • osseous A52.77 (late)
    • osteoporosis A52.77
    • petrous bone A52.77 (late)
    • skeletal system A52.77
    • spondylitis A52.77

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To A52.77
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
A53.9 Syphilis, unspecified
A54 Gonococcal infection
A54.0 Gonococcal infection of lower genitourinary tract without periurethral or accessory gland abscess
A54.00 Gonococcal infection of lower genitourinary tract, unspecified

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