2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A67.9

Pinta, unspecified

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
  • A67.9 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 A67.9 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of A67.9 - other international versions of ICD-10 A67.9 may differ.
The following code(s) above A67.9 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 A67.9:
  • 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
  • A65-A69
    2019 ICD-10-CM Range A65-A69

    Other spirochetal diseases

    Type 2 Excludes
    Other spirochetal diseases
Approximate Synonyms
  • Pinta
Clinical Information
  • An endemic bacterial infection caused by treponema carateum. It is manifested with chronic cutaneous lesions. The early lesions consist of papules and erythematous plaques. The late lesions consist of hypochromic, achromic, hyperpigmented and atrophic lesions. The late skin lesions may cause destruction of bones and cartilage and produce disfiguring changes.
  • An infectious disease of the skin caused by treponema carateum that occurs only in the western hemisphere. Age of onset is between 10 and 20 years of age. This condition is characterized by marked changes in the skin color and is believed to be transmitted by direct person-to-person contact.
ICD-10-CM A67.9 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):
  • 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 A67.9 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 A67.9:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To A67.9
A66.5 Gangosa
A66.6 Bone and joint lesions of yaws
A66.7 Other manifestations of yaws
A66.8 Latent yaws
A66.9 Yaws, unspecified
A67 Pinta [carate]
A67.0 Primary lesions of pinta
A67.1 Intermediate lesions of pinta
A67.2 Late lesions of pinta
A67.3 Mixed lesions of pinta
A67.9 Pinta, unspecified
A68 Relapsing fevers
A68.0 Louse-borne relapsing fever
A68.1 Tick-borne relapsing fever
A68.9 Relapsing fever, unspecified
A69 Other spirochetal infections
A69.0 Necrotizing ulcerative stomatitis
A69.1 Other Vincent's infections
A69.2 Lyme disease
A69.20 …… unspecified
A69.21 Meningitis due to Lyme disease

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