ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
May 30, 2017

See: Tuberculosis of bones and joints

  ICD-10 Code for Tuberculous arthritis of other joints A18.02

A18.02 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

A18.02 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 1 Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
Section A15-A19 Tuberculosis (A15-A19)
Category A18 Tuberculosis of other organs

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Tuberculosis of hip (joint)
  • Tuberculosis of knee (joint)
See also ICD 10 code for

Related Terms to “Tuberculous arthritis of other joints”

  • Arthritis, arthritic(acute) (chronic) (nonpyogenic) (subacute) - M19.90
    • tuberculous - A18.02
  • Caries
    • hip(tuberculous) - A18.02
    • knee(tuberculous) - A18.02
  • Chondritis - M94.8X9
    • tuberculous NEC - A18.02
  • Coxalgia, coxalgic(nontuberculous)See also Pain, joint, hip
    • tuberculous - A18.02
  • Cyst(colloid) (mucous) (simple) (retention)
  • Disease, diseasedSee also Syndrome
    • hip(joint) - M25.9
      • tuberculous - A18.02
  • Inflammation, inflamed, inflammatory(with exudation)
  • MorbusSee also Disease
  • Tuberculosis, tubercular, tuberculous(calcification) (calcified) (caseous) (chromogenic acid-fast bacilli) (degeneration) (fibrocaseous) (fistula) (interstitial) (isolated circumscribed lesions) (necrosis) (parenchymatous) (ulcerative) - A15.9
    • abscess(respiratory) - A15.9
      • bone - A18.03
        • hip - A18.02
        • knee - A18.02
      • hip - A18.02
      • joint NEC - A18.02
        • hip - A18.02
        • knee - A18.02
        • specified NEC - A18.02
      • knee - A18.02
    • ankle(joint) (bone) - A18.02
    • arthritis(chronic) (synovial) - A18.02
    • bone - A18.03
      • hip - A18.02
      • knee - A18.02
    • cartilage - A18.02
    • coxae - A18.02
    • coxalgia - A18.02
    • elbow - A18.02
    • genu - A18.02
    • hip(joint) (disease) (bone) - A18.02
    • joint - A18.02
    • knee(joint) - A18.02
    • shoulder(joint) - A18.02
    • sternoclavicular joint - A18.02
    • swelling, joint(see also category M01) - A18.02See also Tuberculosis, joint
    • symphysis pubis - A18.02
    • synovitis - A18.09
      • articular - A18.02
    • wrist(joint) - A18.02
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

When ICD 10 was implemented on October 1, 2015, it did not affect physicians', outpatient facilities', and hospital outpatient departments' use of CPT codes on Medicare Fee-For-Service claims. Providers should continue to use CPT codes to report these services.