006.5 AMEBIC BRAIN ABSCESS

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: 006.5

Short Description: Amebic brain abscess

Long Description: Amebic brain abscess

Code Classification:

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

Code Version: 2015 ICD-9-CM

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code 006.5 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
      • 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 (with liver abscess) 006.4
        • with brain abscess 006.5
    • brain (any part) 324.0
      • amebic (with liver or lung abscess) 006.5
    • liver 572.0
      • amebic 006.3
        • with
          • brain abscess (and lung abscess) 006.5
    • lung (miliary) (putrid) 513.0
      • amebic (with liver abscess) 006.4
        • with brain abscess 006.5
  • Ameba, amebic (histolytica) - see also Amebiasis
    • abscess 006.3
      • brain (with liver and lung abscess) 006.5
      • liver 006.3
        • with
          • brain abscess (and lung abscess) 006.5
      • lung (with liver abscess) 006.4
        • with brain abscess 006.5
  • Amebiasis NEC 006.9
    • with
      • brain abscess (with liver or lung abscess) 006.5
      • lung abscess (with liver abscess) 006.4
        • with brain abscess 006.5
  • Aujeszky's disease 078.89

Crosswalk Information

The code 006.5 converts into the following ICD-10 code(s):
ICD-9 Code ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
006.5 Right Arrow A06.6 Amebic brain 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
4 006.3 Amebic liver abscess
5 006.4 Amebic lung abscess
6 006.6 Amebic skin ulceration
7 006.8 Amebic infection of other sites
8 006.9 Amebiasis, unspecified

This page was last updated on: 10/1/2014