Diagnosis Code


Code Information

Diagnosis Code: B02.8

Short Description: Zoster with other complications

Long Description: Zoster with other complications

The code B02.8 is VALID for claim submission

Code Classification:

  • Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00–B99)
    • Viral infections characterized by skin and mucous membrane lesions (B00-B09)
      • Zoster [herpes zoster] (B02)
        • B02.8 Zoster with other complications

Code Version: 2022 ICD-10-CM


  • Amyotrophy due to herpes zoster
  • Exanthem due to herpes zoster
  • Gingival disease caused by varicella-zoster virus
  • Gingival disease due to virus
  • Herpes zoster infection of oral mucosa
  • Herpes zoster with complication
  • Herpes zoster with secondary bacterial infection
  • Hutchinson's sign
  • Lumbar herpes zoster infection
  • Mandibular herpes zoster infection
  • Mandibular nerve disorder
  • Maxillary herpes zoster infection
  • Otitis externa due to Herpes zoster
  • Pneumonitis due to Herpes zoster
  • Second division of fifth cranial nerve disorder

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code B02.8 has the following ICD-10-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Inclusion Terms:
    • Herpes zoster otitis externa

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
B02.8 Right Arrow 053.71 H zoster otitis externa
053.79 H zoster complicated NEC
053.8 H zoster complicated NOS

This ICD-10 to ICD-9 data is based on the 2018 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

ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
B02 Zoster [herpes zoster]
B02.0 Zoster encephalitis
B02.1 Zoster meningitis
B02.2 Zoster with other nervous system involvement
B02.21 Postherpetic geniculate ganglionitis
B02.22 Postherpetic trigeminal neuralgia
B02.23 Postherpetic polyneuropathy
B02.24 Postherpetic myelitis
B02.29 Other postherpetic nervous system involvement
B02.3 Zoster ocular disease
B02.30 Zoster ocular disease, unspecified
B02.31 Zoster conjunctivitis
B02.32 Zoster iridocyclitis
B02.33 Zoster keratitis
B02.34 Zoster scleritis
B02.39 Other herpes zoster eye disease
B02.7 Disseminated zoster
B02.9 Zoster without complications

This page was last updated on: 10/1/2021