040.0 GAS GANGRENE

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: 040.0

Short Description: Gas gangrene

Long Description: Gas gangrene

Code Classification:

  • Infectious and parasitic diseases (001–139)
    • Other bacterial diseases (030-041)
      • 040 Other bacterial diseases
        • 040.0 Gas gangrene

Code Version: 2015 ICD-9-CM

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code 040.0 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
    • anaerobic 040.0
  • Aerogenes capsulatus infection (see also Gangrene, gas) 040.0
  • Cellulitis (diffuse) (with lymphangitis) (see also Abscess) 682.9
    • anaerobic (see also Gas gangrene) 040.0
  • Edema, edematous 782.3
    • malignant (see also Gangrene, gas) 040.0
  • Gangrene, gangrenous (anemia) (artery) (cellulitis) (dermatitis) (dry) (infective) (moist) (pemphigus) (septic) (skin) (stasis) (ulcer) 785.4
    • Bacillus welchii (see also Gangrene, gas) 040.0
    • Clostridium perfringens or welchii (see also Gangrene, gas) 040.0
    • emphysematous (see also Gangrene, gas) 040.0
    • gas (bacillus) 040.0
      • with
        • abortion - see Abortion, by type, with sepsis
        • ectopic pregnancy (see also categories 633.0-633.9) 639.0
        • molar pregnancy (see also categories 630-632) 639.0
      • following
        • abortion 639.0
        • ectopic or molar pregnancy 639.0
      • puerperal, postpartum, childbirth 670.8
  • Gas 787.3
    • gangrene 040.0
      • with
        • abortion - see Abortion, by type, with sepsis
        • ectopic pregnancy (see also categories 633.0-633.9) 639.0
        • molar pregnancy (see also categories 630-632) 639.0
      • following
        • abortion 639.0
        • ectopic or molar pregnancy 639.0
      • puerperal, postpartum, childbirth 670.8
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
    • aerogenes capsulatus (see also Gangrene, gas) 040.0
    • Bacillus NEC 041.89
      • gas (gangrene) (see also Gangrene, gas) 040.0
      • welchii (see also Gangrene, gas) 040.0
    • Clostridium (haemolyticum) (novyi) NEC 041.84
      • histolyticum (see also Gangrene, gas) 040.0
      • oedematiens (see also Gangrene, gas) 040.0
      • septicum (see also Gangrene, gas) 040.0
      • sordellii (see also Gangrene, gas) 040.0
      • welchii (see also Gangrene, gas) 040.0
        • due to food 005.2
    • gas bacillus (see also Gas, gangrene) 040.0
  • Myonecrosis, clostridial 040.0
  • Myositis 729.1
    • clostridial 040.0

Crosswalk Information

The code 040.0 converts into the following ICD-10 code(s):
ICD-9 Code ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
040.0 Right Arrow A48.0 Gas gangrene
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.

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7 040.82 Toxic shock syndrome
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