006.8 AMEBIC INFECTION NEC

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: 006.8

Short Description: Amebic infection NEC

Long Description: Amebic infection of other sites

Code Classification:

  • Infectious and parasitic diseases (001–139)
    • Intestinal infectious diseases (001-009)
      • 006 Amebiasis
        • 006.8 Amebic infection NEC

Code Version: 2015 ICD-9-CM

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code 006.8 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
      • seminal vesicle 006.8
      • specified site NEC 006.8
      • spleen 006.8
    • bladder (wall) 595.89
      • amebic 006.8
    • seminal vesicle 608.0
      • amebic 006.8
    • specified site NEC 682.8
      • amebic 006.8
    • spleen 289.59
      • amebic 006.8
  • Ameba, amebic (histolytica) - see also Amebiasis
    • abscess 006.3
      • bladder 006.8
      • seminal vesicle 006.8
      • spleen 006.8
  • Amebiasis NEC 006.9
    • bladder 006.8
    • seminal vesicle 006.8
    • specified
      • site NEC 006.8
  • Ameboma 006.8
  • Appendicitis 541
    • amebic 006.8
  • Balanitis (circinata) (gangraenosa) (infectious) (vulgaris) 607.1
    • amebic 006.8
  • Cystitis (bacillary) (colli) (diffuse) (exudative) (hemorrhagic) (purulent) (recurrent) (septic) (suppurative) (ulcerative) 595.9
    • amebic 006.8 [595.4]
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
    • ameba, amebic (histolytica) (see also Amebiasis) 006.9
      • specified
        • site NEC 006.8
  • Intersexuality 752.7
  • Pericarditis (granular) (with decompensation) (with effusion) 423.9
    • amebic 006.8 [420.0]
    • due to
      • amebiasis 006.8 [420.0]
  • Proctitis 569.49
    • amebic 006.8
  • Vesiculitis (seminal) 608.0
    • amebic 006.8
  • Vulvovaginitis (see also Vulvitis) 616.10
    • amebic 006.8

Crosswalk Information

The code 006.8 converts into the following ICD-10 code(s):
ICD-9 Code ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
006.8 Right Arrow A06.89 Other amebic infections
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
7 006.6 Amebic skin ulceration
8 006.9 Amebiasis, unspecified

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