Code Information

Diagnosis Code: 055.1

Short Description: Postmeasles pneumonia

Long Description: Postmeasles pneumonia

Code Classification:

  • Infectious and parasitic diseases (001–139)
    • Viral diseases accompanied by exanthem (050-059)
      • 055 Measles
        • 055.1 Postmeasles pneumonia

Code Version: 2015 ICD-9-CM

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code 055.1 has the following ICD-9-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Measles (black) (hemorrhagic) (suppressed) 055.9
    • with
      • pneumonia 055.1
    • pneumonia 055.1
  • Pneumonia (acute) (Alpenstich) (benign) (bilateral) (brain) (cerebral) (circumscribed) (congestive) (creeping) (delayed resolution) (double) (epidemic) (fever) (flash) (fulminant) (fungoid) (granulomatous) (hemorrhagic) (incipient) (infantile) (infectious) (infiltration) (insular) (intermittent) (latent) (lobe) (migratory) (newborn) (organized) (overwhelming) (primary) (progressive) (pseudolobar) (purulent) (resolved) (secondary) (senile) (septic) (suppurative) (terminal) (true) (unresolved) (vesicular) 486
    • in
      • measles 055.1
    • postmeasles 055.1

Crosswalk Information

The code 055.1 converts into the following ICD-10 code(s):
ICD-9 Code ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
055.1 Right Arrow B05.2 Measles complicated by pneumonia
This ICD-9 to ICD-10 data is based on the 2015 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

No. ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
1 055.0 Postmeasles encephalitis
2 055.2 Postmeasles otitis media
3 055.71 Measles keratoconjunctivitis
4 055.79 Measles with other specified complications
5 055.8 Measles with unspecified complication
6 055.9 Measles without mention of complication

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