006.5 AMEBIC BRAIN ABSCESS

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: 006.5

Short Description: Amebic brain abscess

Long Description: Amebic brain abscess

Code Classification:

  • Infectious and parasitic diseases (001–139)
    • Intestinal infectious diseases (001-009)
      • 006 Amebiasis
        • 006.5 Amebic brain abscess

Code Version: 2015 ICD-9-CM

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code 006.5 has the following ICD-9-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Abscess (acute) (chronic) (infectional) (lymphangitic) (metastatic) (multiple) (pyogenic) (septic) (with lymphangitis) (see also Cellulitis) 682.9
    • amebic 006.3
      • brain (with liver or lung abscess) 006.5
      • liver (without mention of brain or lung abscess) 006.3
        • with
          • brain abscess (and lung abscess) 006.5
      • lung (with liver abscess) 006.4
        • with brain abscess 006.5
    • brain (any part) 324.0
      • amebic (with liver or lung abscess) 006.5
    • liver 572.0
      • amebic 006.3
        • with
          • brain abscess (and lung abscess) 006.5
    • lung (miliary) (putrid) 513.0
      • amebic (with liver abscess) 006.4
        • with brain abscess 006.5
  • Ameba, amebic (histolytica) - see also Amebiasis
    • abscess 006.3
      • brain (with liver and lung abscess) 006.5
      • liver 006.3
        • with
          • brain abscess (and lung abscess) 006.5
      • lung (with liver abscess) 006.4
        • with brain abscess 006.5
  • Amebiasis NEC 006.9
    • with
      • brain abscess (with liver or lung abscess) 006.5
      • lung abscess (with liver abscess) 006.4
        • with brain abscess 006.5
  • Aujeszky's disease 078.89

Crosswalk Information

The code 006.5 converts into the following ICD-10 code(s):
ICD-9 Code ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
006.5 Right Arrow A06.6 Amebic brain abscess
This ICD-9 to ICD-10 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-9 Code ICD-9 Description
006.0 Acute amebic dysentery without mention of abscess
006.1 Chronic intestinal amebiasis without mention of abscess
006.2 Amebic nondysenteric colitis
006.3 Amebic liver abscess
006.4 Amebic lung abscess
006.6 Amebic skin ulceration
006.8 Amebic infection of other sites
006.9 Amebiasis, unspecified

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