A39.1 WATERHOUSE-FRIDERICHSEN SYNDROME

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: A39.1

Short Description: Waterhouse-Friderichsen syndrome

Long Description: Waterhouse-Friderichsen syndrome

Code Classification:

  • Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00–B99)
    • Other bacterial diseases (A30-A49)
      • Meningococcal infection (A39)
        • A39.1 Waterhouse-Friderichsen syndrome

Code Version: 2017 ICD-10-CM

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code A39.1 has the following ICD-10-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Inclusion Terms:
    • Meningococcal hemorrhagic adrenalitis
    • Meningococcic adrenal syndrome

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
A39.1 Right Arrow 036.3 Meningococc adrenal synd
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 A39 Meningococcal infection
2 A39.0 Meningococcal meningitis
3 A39.2 Acute meningococcemia
4 A39.3 Chronic meningococcemia
5 A39.4 Meningococcemia, unspecified
6 A39.5 Meningococcal heart disease
7 A39.50 Meningococcal carditis, unspecified
8 A39.51 Meningococcal endocarditis
9 A39.52 Meningococcal myocarditis
10 A39.53 Meningococcal pericarditis
11 A39.8 Other meningococcal infections
12 A39.81 Meningococcal encephalitis
13 A39.82 Meningococcal retrobulbar neuritis
14 A39.83 Meningococcal arthritis
15 A39.84 Postmeningococcal arthritis
16 A39.89 Other meningococcal infections
17 A39.9 Meningococcal infection, unspecified



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