006.6 AMEBIC SKIN ULCERATION

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: 006.6

Short Description: Amebic skin ulceration

Long Description: Amebic skin ulceration

Code Classification:

  • Infectious and parasitic diseases (001–139)
    • Intestinal infectious diseases (001-009)
      • 006 Amebiasis
        • 006.6 Amebic skin ulceration

Code Version: 2015 ICD-9-CM

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code 006.6 has the following ICD-9-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Amebiasis NEC 006.9
    • cutaneous 006.6
    • cutis 006.6
  • Dermatitis (allergic) (contact) (occupational) (venenata) 692.9
    • amebic 006.6
  • Intersexuality 752.7
  • Ulcer, ulcerated, ulcerating, ulceration, ulcerative 707.9
    • amebic (intestine) 006.9
      • skin 006.6
    • skin (atrophic) (chronic) (neurogenic) (non-healing) (perforating) (pyogenic) (trophic) 707.9
      • amebic 006.6

Crosswalk Information

The code 006.6 converts into the following ICD-10 code(s):
ICD-9 Code ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
006.6 Right Arrow A06.7 Cutaneous amebiasis
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
6 006.5 Amebic brain abscess
7 006.8 Amebic infection of other sites
8 006.9 Amebiasis, unspecified

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