015.81 TB OF JOINT NEC-NO EXAM

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: 015.81

Short Description: TB of joint NEC-no exam

Long Description: Tuberculosis of other specified joint, bacteriological or histological examination not done

Code Classification:

  • Infectious and parasitic diseases (001–139)
    • Tuberculosis (010-018)
      • 015 Tuberculosis of bones and joints
        • 015.81 TB of joint NEC-no exam

Code Version: 2015 ICD-9-CM

Crosswalk Information

The code 015.81 converts into the following ICD-10 code(s):
ICD-9 Code ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
015.81 Right Arrow A18.02 Tuberculous arthritis of other joints
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.

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