006.3 AMEBIC LIVER ABSCESS

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: 006.3

Short Description: Amebic liver abscess

Long Description: Amebic liver abscess

Code Classification:

  • Infectious and parasitic diseases (001–139)
    • Intestinal infectious diseases (001-009)
      • 006 Amebiasis
        • 006.3 Amebic liver abscess

Code Version: 2015 ICD-9-CM

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code 006.3 has the following ICD-9-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Abscess (acute) (chronic) (infectional) (lymphangitic) (metastatic) (multiple) (pyogenic) (septic) (with lymphangitis) (see also Cellulitis) 682.9
    • amebic 006.3
      • bladder 006.8
      • brain (with liver or lung abscess) 006.5
      • liver (without mention of brain or lung abscess) 006.3
        • with
          • brain abscess (and lung abscess) 006.5
          • lung abscess 006.4
      • lung (with liver abscess) 006.4
        • with brain abscess 006.5
      • seminal vesicle 006.8
      • specified site NEC 006.8
      • spleen 006.8
    • hepatic 572.0
      • amebic (see also Abscess, liver, amebic) 006.3
    • liver 572.0
      • amebic 006.3
        • with
          • brain abscess (and lung abscess) 006.5
          • lung abscess 006.4
      • due to Entamoeba histolytica 006.3
      • dysenteric (see also Abscess, liver, amebic) 006.3
      • tropical (see also Abscess, liver, amebic) 006.3
  • Ameba, amebic (histolytica) - see also Amebiasis
    • abscess 006.3
      • bladder 006.8
      • brain (with liver and lung abscess) 006.5
      • liver 006.3
        • with
          • brain abscess (and lung abscess) 006.5
          • lung abscess 006.4
      • lung (with liver abscess) 006.4
        • with brain abscess 006.5
      • seminal vesicle 006.8
      • spleen 006.8
  • Amebiasis NEC 006.9
    • with
      • liver abscess (without mention of brain or lung abscess) 006.3
    • hepatic (see also Abscess, liver, amebic) 006.3
  • Dysentery, dysenteric (bilious) (catarrhal) (diarrhea) (epidemic) (gangrenous) (hemorrhagic) (infectious) (sporadic) (tropical) (ulcerative) 009.0
    • abscess, liver (see also Abscess, amebic) 006.3
  • Intersexuality 752.7

Crosswalk Information

The code 006.3 converts into the following ICD-10 code(s):
ICD-9 Code ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
006.3 Right Arrow A06.4 Amebic liver abscess
This ICD-9 to ICD-10 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-9 Code ICD-9 Description
1 006.0 Acute amebic dysentery without mention of abscess
2 006.1 Chronic intestinal amebiasis without mention of abscess
3 006.2 Amebic nondysenteric colitis
4 006.4 Amebic lung abscess
5 006.5 Amebic brain abscess
6 006.6 Amebic skin ulceration
7 006.8 Amebic infection of other sites
8 006.9 Amebiasis, unspecified

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