006.9 AMEBIASIS NOS

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: 006.9

Short Description: Amebiasis NOS

Long Description: Amebiasis, unspecified

Code Classification:

  • Infectious and parasitic diseases (001–139)
    • Intestinal infectious diseases (001-009)
      • 006 Amebiasis
        • 006.9 Amebiasis NOS

Code Version: 2015 ICD-9-CM

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code 006.9 has the following ICD-9-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Amebiasis NEC 006.9
    • with
      • brain abscess (with liver or lung abscess) 006.5
      • liver abscess (without mention of brain or lung abscess) 006.3
      • lung abscess (with liver abscess) 006.4
        • with brain abscess 006.5
    • acute 006.0
    • bladder 006.8
    • chronic 006.1
    • cutaneous 006.6
    • cutis 006.6
    • due to organism other than Entamoeba histolytica 007.8
    • hepatic (see also Abscess, liver, amebic) 006.3
    • nondysenteric 006.2
    • seminal vesicle 006.8
    • specified
      • organism NEC 007.8
      • site NEC 006.8
  • Colitis (acute) (catarrhal) (croupous) (cystica superficialis) (exudative) (hemorrhagic) (noninfectious) (phlegmonous) (presumed noninfectious) 558.9
    • amebic (see also Amebiasis) 006.9
      • nondysenteric 006.2
  • Diarrhea, diarrheal (acute) (autumn) (bilious) (bloody) (catarrhal) (choleraic) (chronic) (gravis) (green) (infantile) (lienteric) (noninfectious) (presumed noninfectious) (putrefactive) (secondary) (sporadic) (summer) (symptomatic) (thermic) 787.91
    • amebic (see also Amebiasis) 006.9
      • with abscess - see Abscess, amebic
      • acute 006.0
      • chronic 006.1
      • nondysenteric 006.2
  • Dysentery, dysenteric (bilious) (catarrhal) (diarrhea) (epidemic) (gangrenous) (hemorrhagic) (infectious) (sporadic) (tropical) (ulcerative) 009.0
    • amebic (see also Amebiasis) 006.9
      • with abscess - see Abscess, amebic
      • acute 006.0
      • carrier (suspected) of V02.2
      • chronic 006.1
  • Enteritis (acute) (catarrhal) (choleraic) (chronic) (congestive) (diarrheal) (exudative) (follicular) (hemorrhagic) (infantile) (lienteric) (noninfectious) (perforative) (phlegmonous) (presumed noninfectious) (pseudomembranous) 558.9
    • amebic (see also Amebiasis) 006.9
      • with abscess - see Abscess, amebic
      • acute 006.0
        • with abscess - see Abscess, amebic
        • nondysenteric 006.2
      • chronic 006.1
        • with abscess - see Abscess, amebic
        • nondysenteric 006.2
      • nondysenteric 006.2
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
    • ameba, amebic (histolytica) (see also Amebiasis) 006.9
      • acute 006.0
      • chronic 006.1
      • free-living 136.29
      • hartmanni 007.8
      • specified
        • site NEC 006.8
        • type NEC 007.8
  • Ulcer, ulcerated, ulcerating, ulceration, ulcerative 707.9
    • amebic (intestine) 006.9
      • skin 006.6
    • intestine, intestinal 569.82
      • amebic 006.9

Crosswalk Information

The code 006.9 converts into the following ICD-10 code(s):
ICD-9 Code ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
006.9 Right Arrow A06.9 Amebiasis, unspecified
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
006.8 Amebic infection of other sites

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