Rubella [German measles] B06-

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Type 1 Excludes
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A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes. It means "not coded here". A type 1 excludes note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as B06. A type 1 excludes note is for used for when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
  • congenital rubella (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code P35.0

    Congenital rubella syndrome

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    Applicable To
    • Congenital rubella pneumonitis
Clinical Information
  • A viral infection caused by the rubella virus. It is initially manifested with flu-like symptoms that last one or two days, followed by the development of a characteristic red rash which lasts from one to five days. The rash first appears in the neck and face. It subsequently spreads to the rest of the body.
  • Acute infectious disease caused by the rubella virus and most often affecting children and nonimmune young adults, in which the virus enters the respiratory tract via droplet nuclei and spreads to the lymphatic system; usually benign; however transplacental infection of the fetus in the first trimester can cause death or severe developmental abnormalities (congenital rubella syndrome).
  • An acute infectious disease caused by the rubella virus. The virus enters the respiratory tract via airborne droplet and spreads to the lymphatic system.
  • Rubella is an illness with flu-like symptoms followed by a rash. Common symptoms include
    • low-grade fever
    • headache
    • runny nose
    • red eyes
    • muscle or joint pain
    rubella is usually mild. You may get it and not even know it. However, adults who get rubella often feel sicker than children do. The biggest danger of rubella is if a woman gets it during the first 20 weeks of pregnancy. She may lose the baby, or the virus could cause problems to her unborn baby. Those problems could include cataracts, deafness or damage to the heart or brain.a virus causes rubella. It can spread from one person to another through the air or through close contact with someone who has it. There is no treatment for rubella, but the measles-mumps-rubella (mmr) vaccine can prevent it.
  • B06 Rubella [German measles]
    • B06.0 Rubella with neurological complications
      • B06.00 Rubella with neurological complication, unspecified
      • B06.01 Rubella encephalitis
      • B06.02 Rubella meningitis
      • B06.09 Other neurological complications of rubella
    • B06.8 Rubella with other complications
    • B06.9 Rubella without complication