ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 17, 2017

See: Erysipelas

  ICD-10 Code for Erysipelas A46

A46 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

A46 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 1 Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
Section A30-A49 Other bacterial diseases (A30-A49)
Category A46 Erysipelas

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Excludes1
  • postpartum or puerperal erysipelas (O86.89)
See also ICD 10 code for

Related Terms to “Erysipelas”

  • Arthritis, arthritic(acute) (chronic) (nonpyogenic) (subacute) - M19.90
    • due to or associated with
      • erysipelas - A46See also category M01
  • Erysipelas(gangrenous) (infantile) (newborn) (phlegmonous) (suppurative) - A46
    • external ear - A46
  • Otitis(acute) - H66.90
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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.