ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Jun 26, 2017
  ICD-10 Code for Syphilis of other musculoskeletal tissue A52.78

A52.78 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

A52.78 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 1 Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
Section A50-A64 Infections with a predominantly sexual mode of transmission (A50-A64)
Category A52 Late syphilis

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Late syphilitic bursitis
  • Syphilis [stage unspecified] of bursa
  • Syphilis [stage unspecified] of muscle
  • Syphilis [stage unspecified] of synovium
  • Syphilis [stage unspecified] of tendon
See also ICD 10 code for

Related Terms to “Syphilis of other musculoskeletal tissue”

  • Atrophy, atrophic(of)
  • Bursitis - M71.9
    • syphilitic - A52.78
  • Leontiasis
    • syphilitic(late) - A52.78
  • Myositis - M60.9
    • in(due to)
      • syphilis
        • late - A52.78
  • Synovitis - M65.9See also Tenosynovitis
    • in(due to)
      • syphilis(late) - A52.78
    • syphilitic - A52.78
  • Syphilis, syphilitic(acquired) - A53.9
    • bursa(late) - A52.78
    • muscle - A52.78
    • synovium - A52.78
    • tendon(late) - A52.78
  • Tenosynovitis - M65.9See also Synovitis
    • in(due to)
      • syphilis(late) - A52.78
  • Verneuil's disease(syphilitic bursitis) - A52.78
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.