Diagnosis Code

A26.8 OTHER FORMS OF ERYSIPELOID

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: A26.8

Short Description: Other forms of erysipeloid

Long Description: Other forms of erysipeloid

The code A26.8 is VALID for claim submission

Code Classification:

  • Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00–B99)
    • Certain zoonotic bacterial diseases (A20-A28)
      • Erysipeloid (A26)
        • A26.8 Other forms of erysipeloid

Code Version: 2018 ICD-10-CM

Synonyms

  • Infection caused by Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae
  • Infective polyarthritis
  • Polyarthritis caused by Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae

Diagnostic Related Group(s)

The code A26.8 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v34.0)
  • Other Infectious And Parasitic Diseases Diagnoses With Mcc (867)
  • Other Infectious And Parasitic Diseases Diagnoses With Cc (868)
  • Other Infectious And Parasitic Diseases Diagnoses Without Cc/mcc (869)

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
A26.8 Right Arrow 027.1 Erysipelothrix infection
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
A26 Erysipeloid
A26.0 Cutaneous erysipeloid
A26.7 Erysipelothrix sepsis
A26.9 Erysipeloid, unspecified

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