Code Information

Diagnosis Code: A48.0

Short Description: Gas gangrene

Long Description: Gas gangrene

Code Classification:

  • Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00–B99)
    • Other bacterial diseases (A30-A49)
      • Other bacterial diseases, not elsewhere classified (A48)
        • A48.0 Gas gangrene

Code Version: 2017 ICD-10-CM

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code A48.0 has the following ICD-10-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Inclusion Terms:
    • Clostridial cellulitis
    • Clostridial myonecrosis

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
A48.0 Right Arrow 040.0 Gas gangrene
This ICD-10 to ICD-9 data is based on the 2015 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

No. ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
1 A48 Other bacterial diseases, not elsewhere classified
2 A48.1 Legionnaires' disease
3 A48.2 Nonpneumonic Legionnaires' disease [Pontiac fever]
4 A48.3 Toxic shock syndrome
5 A48.4 Brazilian purpuric fever
6 A48.5 Other specified botulism
7 A48.51 Infant botulism
8 A48.52 Wound botulism
9 A48.8 Other specified bacterial diseases

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