2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B08.8

Other specified viral infections characterized by skin and mucous membrane lesions

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  • B08.8 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Oth viral infections with skin and mucous membrane lesions
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM B08.8 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of B08.8 - other international versions of ICD-10 B08.8 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Enteroviral lymphonodular pharyngitis
  • Foot-and-mouth disease
  • Poxvirus NEC
The following code(s) above B08.8 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 B08.8:
  • A00-B99
    2020 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
  • B08
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B08

    Other viral infections characterized by skin and mucous membrane lesions, not elsewhere classified

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    Type 1 Excludes
    • vesicular stomatitis virus disease (A93.8)
    Other viral infections characterized by skin and mucous membrane lesions, not elsewhere classified
Approximate Synonyms
  • Disease due to unassigned poxviridae
  • Poxvirus infection
ICD-10-CM B08.8 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 865 Viral illness with mcc
  • 866 Viral illness without mcc

Convert B08.8 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

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to B08.8:
  • Aphthae, aphthous - see also condition
    • epizootic B08.8
    • fever B08.8
  • Cotia virus B08.8
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • foot and mouth B08.8
    • fourth B08.8
  • Exanthem, exanthema - see also Rash
    • viral, virus B09
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B09

      Unspecified viral infection characterized by skin and mucous membrane lesions

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      Applicable To
      • Viral enanthema NOS
      • Viral exanthema NOS
      • specified type NEC B08.8
  • Fever (inanition) (of unknown origin) (persistent) (with chills) (with rigor) R50.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R50.9

    Fever, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Fever NOS
    • Fever of unknown origin [FUO]
    • Fever with chills
    • Fever with rigors
    • Hyperpyrexia NOS
    • Persistent fever
    • Pyrexia NOS
    • aphthous B08.8
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) B99.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B99.9

    Unspecified infectious disease

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    • virus, viral NOS B34.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B34.9

      Viral infection, unspecified

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      Applicable To
      • Viremia NOS
      • cotia B08.8
    • cotia virus B08.8
  • Pharyngitis (acute) (catarrhal)(gangrenous) (infective) (malignant) (membranous) (phlegmonous) (pseudomembranous) (simple) (subacute) (suppurative) (ulcerative) (viral) J02.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code J02.9

    Acute pharyngitis, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Gangrenous pharyngitis (acute)
    • Infective pharyngitis (acute) NOS
    • Pharyngitis (acute) NOS
    • Sore throat (acute) NOS
    • Suppurative pharyngitis (acute)
    • Ulcerative pharyngitis (acute)
    • lymphonodular, acute B08.8 (enteroviral)
  • Poxvirus NEC B08.8
  • Stomatitis (denture) (ulcerative) K12.1
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K12.1

    Other forms of stomatitis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Stomatitis NOS
    • Denture stomatitis
    • Ulcerative stomatitis
    • Vesicular stomatitis
    Type 1 Excludes
    • acute necrotizing ulcerative stomatitis (A69.1)
    • Vincent's stomatitis (A69.1)
    • epidemic B08.8
    • epizootic B08.8

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To B08.8
B08.6 Parapoxvirus infections
B08.60 Parapoxvirus infection, unspecified
B08.61 Bovine stomatitis
B08.62 Sealpox
B08.69 Other parapoxvirus infections
B08.7 Yatapoxvirus infections
B08.70 Yatapoxvirus infection, unspecified
B08.71 Tanapox virus disease
B08.72 Yaba pox virus disease
B08.79 Other yatapoxvirus infections
B08.8 Other specified viral infections characterized by skin and mucous membrane lesions
B09 Unspecified viral infection characterized by skin and mucous membrane lesions
B10 Other human herpesviruses
B10.0 Other human herpesvirus encephalitis
B10.01 Human herpesvirus 6 encephalitis
B10.09 Other human herpesvirus encephalitis
B10.8 Other human herpesvirus infection
B10.81 Human herpesvirus 6 infection
B10.82 Human herpesvirus 7 infection
B10.89 Other human herpesvirus infection
B15 Acute hepatitis A

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