006.8 AMEBIC INFECTION NEC

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: 006.8

Short Description: Amebic infection NEC

Long Description: Amebic infection of other sites

Code Classification:

  • Infectious and parasitic diseases (001–139)
    • Intestinal infectious diseases (001-009)
      • 006 Amebiasis
        • 006.8 Amebic infection NEC

Code Version: 2015 ICD-9-CM

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code 006.8 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
      • bladder 006.8
      • seminal vesicle 006.8
      • specified site NEC 006.8
      • spleen 006.8
    • bladder (wall) 595.89
      • amebic 006.8
    • seminal vesicle 608.0
      • amebic 006.8
    • specified site NEC 682.8
      • amebic 006.8
    • spleen 289.59
      • amebic 006.8
  • Ameba, amebic (histolytica) - see also Amebiasis
    • abscess 006.3
      • bladder 006.8
      • seminal vesicle 006.8
      • spleen 006.8
  • Amebiasis NEC 006.9
    • bladder 006.8
    • seminal vesicle 006.8
    • specified
      • site NEC 006.8
  • Ameboma 006.8
  • Appendicitis 541
    • amebic 006.8
  • Balanitis (circinata) (gangraenosa) (infectious) (vulgaris) 607.1
    • amebic 006.8
  • Cystitis (bacillary) (colli) (diffuse) (exudative) (hemorrhagic) (purulent) (recurrent) (septic) (suppurative) (ulcerative) 595.9
    • amebic 006.8 [595.4]
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
    • ameba, amebic (histolytica) (see also Amebiasis) 006.9
      • specified
        • site NEC 006.8
  • Intersexuality 752.7
  • Pericarditis (granular) (with decompensation) (with effusion) 423.9
    • amebic 006.8 [420.0]
    • due to
      • amebiasis 006.8 [420.0]
  • Proctitis 569.49
    • amebic 006.8
  • Vesiculitis (seminal) 608.0
    • amebic 006.8
  • Vulvovaginitis (see also Vulvitis) 616.10
    • amebic 006.8

Crosswalk Information

The code 006.8 converts into the following ICD-10 code(s):
ICD-9 Code ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
006.8 Right Arrow A06.89 Other amebic infections
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
006.5 Amebic brain abscess
006.6 Amebic skin ulceration
006.9 Amebiasis, unspecified

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