059.8 POXVIRUS INFECTIONS NEC

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: 059.8

Short Description: Poxvirus infections NEC

Long Description: Other poxvirus infections

Code Classification:

  • Infectious and parasitic diseases (001–139)
    • Viral diseases accompanied by exanthem (050-059)
      • 059 Other poxvirus infections
        • 059.8 Poxvirus infections NEC

Code Version: 2015 ICD-9-CM

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code 059.8 has the following ICD-9-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Cotia virus 059.8
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
    • cotia virus 059.8
    • poxvirus 059.9
      • specified NEC 059.8

Crosswalk Information

The code 059.8 converts into the following ICD-10 code(s):
ICD-9 Code ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
059.8 Right Arrow B08.8 Oth viral infections with skin and mucous membrane lesions
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
1 059.00 Orthopoxvirus infection, unspecified
2 059.01 Monkeypox
3 059.09 Other orthopoxvirus infections
4 059.10 Parapoxvirus infection, unspecified
5 059.11 Bovine stomatitis
6 059.12 Sealpox
7 059.19 Other parapoxvirus infections
8 059.20 Yatapoxvirus infection, unspecified
9 059.21 Tanapox
10 059.22 Yaba monkey tumor virus
11 059.9 Poxvirus infections, unspecified

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