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Code Information

Diagnosis Code: 056.79

Short Description: Rubella complication NEC

Long Description: Rubella with other specified complications

Code Classification:

  • Infectious and parasitic diseases (001–139)
    • Viral diseases accompanied by exanthem (050-059)
      • 056 Rubella
        • 056.79 Rubella complication NEC

Code Version: 2015 ICD-9-CM


  • Endocochlear rubella
  • Hemorrhagic rubella
  • Rubella arthralgia
  • Rubella deafness
  • Rubella myocarditis
  • Rubella retinopathy

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code 056.79 has the following ICD-9-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Rubella (German measles) 056.9
    • complication 056.8
      • specified type NEC 056.79
    • specified complications NEC 056.79

Crosswalk Information

The code 056.79 converts into the following ICD-10 code(s):
ICD-9 Code ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
056.79 Right Arrow B06.81 Rubella pneumonia
B06.89 Other rubella complications
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
056.00 Rubella with unspecified neurological complication
056.01 Encephalomyelitis due to rubella
056.09 Rubella with other neurological complications
056.71 Arthritis due to rubella
056.8 Rubella with unspecified complications
056.9 Rubella without mention of complication

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