Diagnosis Code


Code Information

Diagnosis Code: B02.9

Short Description: Zoster without complications

Long Description: Zoster without complications

The code B02.9 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)
        • B02.9 Zoster without complications

Code Version: 2022 ICD-10-CM


  • Herpes zoster
  • Herpes zoster of skin and/or mucous membranes without complications
  • Herpes zoster of skin of neck
  • Herpes zoster with AIDS
  • Herpes zoster without complication
  • Infection caused by herpes zoster virus co-occurrent with human immunodeficiency virus infection
  • Zoster sine herpete

Diagnostic Related Group(s)

The code B02.9 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v39.0)
  • Major Skin Disorders With Mcc (595)
  • Major Skin Disorders Without Mcc (596)

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code B02.9 has the following ICD-10-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Inclusion Terms:
    • Zoster NOS

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
B02.9 Right Arrow 053.9 Herpes zoster 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
B02.8 Zoster with other complications

This page was last updated on: 10/1/2023