Diagnosis Code

A15.5 TUBERCULOSIS OF LARYNX, TRACHEA AND BRONCHUS

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: A15.5

Short Description: Tuberculosis of larynx, trachea and bronchus

Long Description: Tuberculosis of larynx, trachea and bronchus

The code A15.5 is VALID for claim submission

Code Classification:

  • Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00–B99)
    • Tuberculosis (A15-A19)
      • Respiratory tuberculosis (A15)
        • A15.5 Tuberculosis of larynx, trachea and bronchus

Code Version: 2019 ICD-10-CM

Synonyms

  • Acquired bronchopleural fistula
  • Bronchopleural fistula
  • Infectious disorder of trachea
  • Isolated bronchial tuberculosis
  • Isolated tracheal tuberculosis
  • Isolated tracheobronchial tuberculosis
  • Tuberculosis of bronchus
  • Tuberculosis of glottis
  • Tuberculosis of larynx, trachea and bronchus, confirmed bacteriologically and histologically
  • Tuberculosis of lung with involvement of bronchus
  • Tuberculous bronchopleural fistula
  • Tuberculous laryngitis

Diagnostic Related Group(s)

The code A15.5 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 A15.5 has the following ICD-10-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Inclusion Terms:
    • Tuberculosis of bronchus
    • Tuberculosis of glottis
    • Tuberculosis of larynx
    • Tuberculosis of trachea

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
A15.5 Right Arrow 011.30 TB of bronchus-unspec
012.20 Isol tracheal tb-unspec
012.30 TB laryngitis-unspec
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
A15 Respiratory tuberculosis
A15.0 Tuberculosis of lung
A15.4 Tuberculosis of intrathoracic lymph nodes
A15.6 Tuberculous pleurisy
A15.7 Primary respiratory tuberculosis
A15.8 Other respiratory tuberculosis
A15.9 Respiratory tuberculosis unspecified

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