A15.5 TUBERCULOSIS OF LARYNX, TRACHEA AND BRONCHUS

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: A15.5

Short Description: Tuberculosis of larynx, trachea and bronchus

Long Description: Tuberculosis of larynx, trachea and bronchus

Code Classification:

  • Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00–B99)
    • Tuberculosis (A15-A19)
      • Respiratory tuberculosis (A15)
        • A15.5 Tuberculosis of larynx, trachea and bronchus

Code Version: 2017 ICD-10-CM

Diagnostic Related Group(s)

The code A15.5 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v32.0)
  • Respiratory Infections And Inflammations With Mcc (177)
  • Respiratory Infections And Inflammations With Cc (178)
  • Respiratory Infections And Inflammations Without Cc/mcc (179)

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code A15.5 has the following ICD-10-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Inclusion Terms:
    • Tuberculosis of bronchus
    • Tuberculosis of glottis
    • Tuberculosis of larynx
    • Tuberculosis of trachea

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
A15.5 Right Arrow 011.30 TB of bronchus-unspec
012.20 Isol tracheal tb-unspec
012.30 TB laryngitis-unspec
This ICD-10 to ICD-9 data is based on the 2015 General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) files published by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for informational purposes only. The data is not an ICD-10 conversion tool and doesn’t guarantee clinical accuracy.

Similar Codes

No. ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
1 A15 Respiratory tuberculosis
2 A15.0 Tuberculosis of lung
3 A15.4 Tuberculosis of intrathoracic lymph nodes
4 A15.6 Tuberculous pleurisy
5 A15.7 Primary respiratory tuberculosis
6 A15.8 Other respiratory tuberculosis
7 A15.9 Respiratory tuberculosis unspecified



This page was last updated on: 1/1/2017