Code Information

Diagnosis Code: 059.9

Short Description: Poxvirus infection NOS

Long Description: Poxvirus infections, unspecified

Code Classification:

  • Infectious and parasitic diseases (001–139)
    • Viral diseases accompanied by exanthem (050-059)
      • 059 Other poxvirus infections
        • 059.9 Poxvirus infection NOS

Code Version: 2015 ICD-9-CM

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code 059.9 has the following ICD-9-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
    • poxvirus 059.9
      • specified NEC 059.8

Crosswalk Information

The code 059.9 converts into the following ICD-10 code(s):
ICD-9 Code ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
059.9 Right Arrow B08.8 Oth viral infections with skin and mucous membrane lesions
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
059.00 Orthopoxvirus infection, unspecified
059.01 Monkeypox
059.09 Other orthopoxvirus infections
059.10 Parapoxvirus infection, unspecified
059.11 Bovine stomatitis
059.12 Sealpox
059.19 Other parapoxvirus infections
059.20 Yatapoxvirus infection, unspecified
059.21 Tanapox
059.22 Yaba monkey tumor virus
059.8 Other poxvirus infections

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