055.9 MEASLES UNCOMPLICATED

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: 055.9

Short Description: Measles uncomplicated

Long Description: Measles without mention of complication

Code Classification:

  • Infectious and parasitic diseases (001–139)
    • Viral diseases accompanied by exanthem (050-059)
      • 055 Measles
        • 055.9 Measles uncomplicated

Code Version: 2015 ICD-9-CM

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code 055.9 has the following ICD-9-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Koplik's spots 055.9
  • Measles (black) (hemorrhagic) (suppressed) 055.9
    • with
      • encephalitis 055.0
      • keratitis 055.71
      • keratoconjunctivitis 055.71
      • otitis media 055.2
      • pneumonia 055.1
    • complication 055.8
      • specified type NEC 055.79
    • encephalitis 055.0
    • French 056.9
    • German 056.9
    • keratitis 055.71
    • keratoconjunctivitis 055.71
    • liberty 056.9
    • otitis media 055.2
    • pneumonia 055.1
    • specified complications NEC 055.79
    • vaccination, prophylactic (against) V04.2
  • Morbilli (see also Measles) 055.9
  • Rubeola (measles) (see also Measles) 055.9
    • complicated 055.8
    • meaning rubella (see also Rubella) 056.9
    • scarlatinosis 057.8
  • Spots, spotting
    • Koplik's 055.9

Crosswalk Information

The code 055.9 converts into the following ICD-10 code(s):
ICD-9 Code ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
055.9 Right Arrow B05.9 Measles without complication
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
1 055.0 Postmeasles encephalitis
2 055.1 Postmeasles pneumonia
3 055.2 Postmeasles otitis media
4 055.71 Measles keratoconjunctivitis
5 055.79 Measles with other specified complications
6 055.8 Measles with unspecified complication

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