Code Information

Diagnosis Code: 052.9

Short Description: Varicella uncomplicated

Long Description: Varicella without mention of complication

Code Classification:

  • Infectious and parasitic diseases (001–139)
    • Viral diseases accompanied by exanthem (050-059)
      • 052 Chickenpox
        • 052.9 Varicella uncomplicated

Code Version: 2015 ICD-9-CM

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code 052.9 has the following ICD-9-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Chickenpox (see also Varicella) 052.9
    • exposure to V01.71
    • vaccination and inoculation (prophylactic) V05.4
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
    • varicella 052.9
  • Varicella 052.9
    • with
      • complication 052.8
        • specified NEC 052.7
      • pneumonia 052.1
    • exposure to V01.71
    • vaccination and inoculation (against) (prophylactic) V05.4

Crosswalk Information

The code 052.9 converts into the following ICD-10 code(s):
ICD-9 Code ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
052.9 Right Arrow B01.9 Varicella without complication
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
052.0 Postvaricella encephalitis
052.1 Varicella (hemorrhagic) pneumonitis
052.2 Postvaricella myelitis
052.7 Chickenpox with other specified complications
052.8 Chickenpox with unspecified complication

This page was last updated on: 10/1/2014