2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A57

Chancroid

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
  • A57 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 A57 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of A57 - other international versions of ICD-10 A57 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Ulcus molle
The following code(s) above A57 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 A57:
  • 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
Clinical Information
  • Acute, localized autoinoculable infectious disease usually acquired through sexual contact. Caused by haemophilus ducreyi, it occurs endemically almost worldwide, especially in tropical and subtropical countries and more commonly in seaports and urban areas than in rural areas.
ICD-10-CM A57 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):
  • 727 Inflammation of the male reproductive system with mcc
  • 728 Inflammation of the male reproductive system without mcc
  • 742 Uterine and adnexa procedures for non-malignancy with cc/mcc
  • 743 Uterine and adnexa procedures for non-malignancy without cc/mcc
  • 757 Infections, female reproductive system with mcc
  • 758 Infections, female reproductive system with cc
  • 759 Infections, female reproductive system without cc/mcc

Convert A57 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 A57:
  • Abscess (connective tissue) (embolic) (fistulous) (infective) (metastatic) (multiple) (pernicious) (pyogenic) (septic) L02.91
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L02.91

    Cutaneous abscess, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    • phagedenic NOS L02.91
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L02.91

      Cutaneous abscess, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      • chancroid A57
  • Adenitis - see also Lymphadenitis
    • chancroid A57 (Hemophilus ducreyi)
  • Balanitis (circinata) (erosiva) (gangrenosa) (phagedenic) (vulgaris) N48.1
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N48.1

    Balanitis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code Male Dx
    Type 1 Excludes
    • amebic balanitis (A06.8)
    • balanitis xerotica obliterans (N48.0)
    • candidal balanitis (B37.42)
    • gonococcal balanitis (A54.23)
    • herpesviral [herpes simplex] balanitis (A60.01)
    Use Additional
    • code (B95-B97), to identify infectious agent
    • due to Haemophilus ducreyi A57
  • Bubo I88.8
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I88.8

    Other nonspecific lymphadenitis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    • inguinal (nonspecific) I88.8
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I88.8

      Other nonspecific lymphadenitis

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      • chancroidal A57
      • due to H. ducreyi A57
    • chancroidal A57
    • due to Haemophilus ducreyi A57
    • soft chancre A57
    • virulent A57 (chancroidal)
  • Chancre (any genital site) (hard) (hunterian) (mixed) (primary) (seronegative) (seropositive) (syphilitic) A51.0
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A51.0

    Primary genital syphilis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Syphilitic chancre NOS
    • soft A57
      • bubo A57
    • Ducrey's A57
    • Nisbet's A57
    • phagedenic A57
    • simple A57
  • Chancroid A57 (anus) (genital) (penis) (perineum) (rectum) (urethra) (vulva)
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • sexually transmitted A64
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A64

      Unspecified sexually transmitted disease

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      • chancroid A57
  • Ducrey's chancre A57
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) B99.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B99.9

    Unspecified infectious disease

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    • Bacillus A49.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A49.9

      Bacterial infection, unspecified

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      Type 1 Excludes
      • Ducrey's A57 (any location)
    • Hemophilus
      • ducrey A57 (any location)
    • inguinal (lymph) L04.1
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L04.1

      Acute lymphadenitis of trunk

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      • due to soft chancre A57
    • Ducrey Haemophilus A57 (any location)
  • Lymphadenitis I88.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I88.9

    Nonspecific lymphadenitis, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Lymphadenitis NOS
    • chancroidal A57 (congenital)
  • Lymphangitis I89.1
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I89.1

    Lymphangitis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Chronic lymphangitis
    • Lymphangitis NOS
    • Subacute lymphangitis
    Type 1 Excludes
    • acute lymphangitis (L03.-)
    • chancroidal A57
  • Nisbet's chancre A57
  • Paraphimosis (congenital) N47.2
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N47.2

    Paraphimosis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code Male Dx
    • chancroidal A57
  • Phimosis (congenital) (due to infection) N47.1
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N47.1

    Phimosis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code Male Dx
    • chancroidal A57
  • Sore
    • soft A57
  • Ulcer, ulcerated, ulcerating, ulceration, ulcerative
    • chancroidal A57
  • Ulcus - see also Ulcer
    • molle A57 (cutis) (skin)
  • Virulent bubo A57
  • Vulvitis (acute) (allergic) (atrophic) (hypertrophic) (intertriginous) (senile) N76.2
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N76.2

    Acute vulvitis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code Female Dx
    Applicable To
    • Vulvitis NOS
    • due to Haemophilus ducreyi A57

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To A57
A56.01 Chlamydial cystitis and urethritis
A56.02 Chlamydial vulvovaginitis
A56.09 Other chlamydial infection of lower genitourinary tract
A56.1 Chlamydial infection of pelviperitoneum and other genitourinary organs
A56.11 Chlamydial female pelvic inflammatory disease
A56.19 Other chlamydial genitourinary infection
A56.2 Chlamydial infection of genitourinary tract, unspecified
A56.3 Chlamydial infection of anus and rectum
A56.4 Chlamydial infection of pharynx
A56.8 Sexually transmitted chlamydial infection of other sites
A57 Chancroid
A58 Granuloma inguinale
A59 Trichomoniasis
A59.0 Urogenital trichomoniasis
A59.00 …… unspecified
A59.01 Trichomonal vulvovaginitis
A59.02 Trichomonal prostatitis
A59.03 Trichomonal cystitis and urethritis
A59.09 Other urogenital trichomoniasis
A59.8 Trichomoniasis of other sites
A59.9 Trichomoniasis, unspecified

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