A22.0 CUTANEOUS ANTHRAX

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: A22.0

Short Description: Cutaneous anthrax

Long Description: Cutaneous anthrax

Code Classification:

  • Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00–B99)
    • Certain zoonotic bacterial diseases (A20-A28)
      • Anthrax (A22)
        • A22.0 Cutaneous anthrax

Code Version: 2017 ICD-10-CM

Diagnostic Related Group(s)

The code A22.0 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v32.0)
  • Minor Skin Disorders With Mcc (606)
  • Minor Skin Disorders Without Mcc (607)

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code A22.0 has the following ICD-10-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Inclusion Terms:
    • Malignant carbuncle
    • Malignant pustule

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
A22.0 Right Arrow 022.0 Cutaneous anthrax
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 A22 Anthrax
2 A22.1 Pulmonary anthrax
3 A22.2 Gastrointestinal anthrax
4 A22.7 Anthrax sepsis
5 A22.8 Other forms of anthrax
6 A22.9 Anthrax, unspecified



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