ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Jul 25, 2017
  ICD-10 Code for Tuberculous peripheral lymphadenopathy A18.2

A18.2 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

A18.2 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
  • Tuberculous adenitis
Excludes2
  • tuberculosis of bronchial and mediastinal lymph nodes (A15.4)
  • tuberculosis of mesenteric and retroperitoneal lymph nodes (A18.39)
  • tuberculous tracheobronchial adenopathy (A15.4)
See also ICD 10 code for

Related Terms to “Tuberculous peripheral lymphadenopathy”

  • Abscess(connective tissue) (embolic) (fistulous) (infective) (metastatic) (multiple) (pernicious) (pyogenic) (septic) - L02.91
    • scrofulous(tuberculous) - A18.2
  • AdenitisSee also Lymphadenitis
    • scrofulous(tuberculous) - A18.2
    • strumous, tuberculous - A18.2
  • Bubo - I88.8
    • scrofulous(tuberculous) - A18.2
  • Caseation lymphatic gland(tuberculous) - A18.2
  • Disease, diseasedSee also Syndrome
    • scrofulous(tuberculous) - A18.2
  • Lymphangitis - I89.1
    • strumous, tuberculous - A18.2
  • Scrofula, scrofulosis(tuberculosis of cervical lymph glands) - A18.2
  • 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
      • scrofulous - A18.2
    • axilla, axillary(gland) - A18.2
    • cervical(lymph gland or node) - A18.2
    • glandular, general - A18.2
    • infraclavicular gland - A18.2
    • inguinal gland - A18.2
    • inguinalis - A18.2
    • lymph gland or node(peripheral) - A18.2
      • cervical - A18.2
    • neck gland - A18.2
    • scrofulous - A18.2
    • supraclavicular gland - A18.2
  • Ulcer, ulcerated, ulcerating, ulceration, ulcerative
    • scrofulous(tuberculous) - A18.2
    • strumous(tuberculous) - A18.2
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.