Diagnosis Code

A06.5 AMEBIC LUNG ABSCESS

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: A06.5

Short Description: Amebic lung abscess

Long Description: Amebic lung abscess

The code A06.5 is VALID for claim submission

Code Classification:

  • Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00–B99)
    • Intestinal infectious diseases (A00-A09)
      • Amebiasis (A06)
        • A06.5 Amebic lung abscess

Code Version: 2019 ICD-10-CM

Synonyms

  • Abscess caused by Entamoeba histolytica
  • Abscess of lung
  • Amebic lung abscess
  • Infection of respiratory tract caused by parasite

Diagnostic Related Group(s)

The code A06.5 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0)
  • Respiratory Infections And Inflammations With Mcc (177)
  • Respiratory Infections And Inflammations With Cc (178)
  • Respiratory Infections And Inflammations Without Cc/mcc (179)

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code A06.5 has the following ICD-10-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Inclusion Terms:
    • Amebic abscess of lung (and liver)

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
A06.5 Right Arrow 006.4 Amebic lung abscess
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
A06 Amebiasis
A06.0 Acute amebic dysentery
A06.1 Chronic intestinal amebiasis
A06.2 Amebic nondysenteric colitis
A06.3 Ameboma of intestine
A06.4 Amebic liver abscess
A06.6 Amebic brain abscess
A06.7 Cutaneous amebiasis
A06.8 Amebic infection of other sites
A06.81 Amebic cystitis
A06.82 Other amebic genitourinary infections
A06.89 Other amebic infections
A06.9 Amebiasis, unspecified

This page was last updated on: 10/1/2018