A18.01 TUBERCULOSIS OF SPINE

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: A18.01

Short Description: Tuberculosis of spine

Long Description: Tuberculosis of spine

Code Classification:

  • Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00–B99)
    • Tuberculosis (A15-A19)
      • Tuberculosis of other organs (A18)
        • A18.01 Tuberculosis of spine

Code Version: 2017 ICD-10-CM

Diagnostic Related Group(s)

The code A18.01 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v32.0)
  • Spinal Fusion Except Cervical With Spinal Curvature Or Malignancy Or Infection Or Extensive Fusions With (456)
  • Spinal Fusion Except Cervical With Spinal Curvature Or Malignancy Or Infection Or Extensive Fusions With (457)
  • Spinal Fusion Except Cervical With Spinal Curvature Or Malignancy Or Infection Or Extensive Fusions With (458)

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code A18.01 has the following ICD-10-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Inclusion Terms:
    • Pott's disease or curvature of spine
    • Tuberculous arthritis
    • Tuberculous osteomyelitis of spine
    • Tuberculous spondylitis

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
A18.01 Right Arrow 015.00 TB of vertebra-unspec
A18.01 Right Arrow 015.00 TB of vertebra-unspec
737.40 Spin curv NOS in oth dis
A18.01 Right Arrow 015.00 TB of vertebra-unspec
711.48 Bact arthritis NEC
A18.01 Right Arrow 015.00 TB of vertebra-unspec
730.88 Bone infect NEC-oth site
A18.01 Right Arrow 015.00 TB of vertebra-unspec
720.81 Spondylopathy in oth dis
A18.01 Right Arrow 015.00 TB of vertebra-unspec
737.42 Lordosis in oth dis
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 A18 Tuberculosis of other organs
2 A18.0 Tuberculosis of bones and joints
3 A18.02 Tuberculous arthritis of other joints
4 A18.03 Tuberculosis of other bones
5 A18.09 Other musculoskeletal tuberculosis
6 A18.1 Tuberculosis of genitourinary system
7 A18.10 Tuberculosis of genitourinary system, unspecified
8 A18.11 Tuberculosis of kidney and ureter
9 A18.12 Tuberculosis of bladder
10 A18.13 Tuberculosis of other urinary organs
11 A18.14 Tuberculosis of prostate
12 A18.15 Tuberculosis of other male genital organs
13 A18.16 Tuberculosis of cervix
14 A18.17 Tuberculous female pelvic inflammatory disease
15 A18.18 Tuberculosis of other female genital organs
16 A18.2 Tuberculous peripheral lymphadenopathy
17 A18.3 Tuberculosis of intestines, peritoneum and mesenteric glands
18 A18.31 Tuberculous peritonitis
19 A18.32 Tuberculous enteritis
20 A18.39 Retroperitoneal tuberculosis
21 A18.4 Tuberculosis of skin and subcutaneous tissue
22 A18.5 Tuberculosis of eye
23 A18.50 Tuberculosis of eye, unspecified
24 A18.51 Tuberculous episcleritis
25 A18.52 Tuberculous keratitis
26 A18.53 Tuberculous chorioretinitis
27 A18.54 Tuberculous iridocyclitis
28 A18.59 Other tuberculosis of eye
29 A18.6 Tuberculosis of (inner) (middle) ear
30 A18.7 Tuberculosis of adrenal glands
31 A18.8 Tuberculosis of other specified organs
32 A18.81 Tuberculosis of thyroid gland
33 A18.82 Tuberculosis of other endocrine glands
34 A18.83 Tuberculosis of digestive tract organs, not elsewhere classified
35 A18.84 Tuberculosis of heart
36 A18.85 Tuberculosis of spleen
37 A18.89 Tuberculosis of other sites



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