Diagnosis Code

A39.1 WATERHOUSE-FRIDERICHSEN SYNDROME

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: A39.1

Short Description: Waterhouse-Friderichsen syndrome

Long Description: Waterhouse-Friderichsen syndrome

The code A39.1 is VALID for claim submission

Code Classification:

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

Code Version: 2018 ICD-10-CM

Synonyms

  • Adrenal hemorrhage
  • Adrenocortical hemorrhage
  • Waterhouse-Friderichsen syndrome

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 2018 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

ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
A39 Meningococcal infection
A39.0 Meningococcal meningitis
A39.2 Acute meningococcemia
A39.3 Chronic meningococcemia
A39.4 Meningococcemia, unspecified
A39.5 Meningococcal heart disease
A39.50 Meningococcal carditis, unspecified
A39.51 Meningococcal endocarditis
A39.52 Meningococcal myocarditis
A39.53 Meningococcal pericarditis
A39.8 Other meningococcal infections
A39.81 Meningococcal encephalitis
A39.82 Meningococcal retrobulbar neuritis
A39.83 Meningococcal arthritis
A39.84 Postmeningococcal arthritis
A39.89 Other meningococcal infections
A39.9 Meningococcal infection, unspecified

This page was last updated on: 1/1/2018