Section B15-B19Viral hepatitis


  • sequelae of viral hepatitis (B94.2)


  • cytomegaloviral hepatitis (B25.1)
  • herpesviral [herpes simplex] hepatitis (B00.81)
  1. B17 Other acute viral hepatitis

    1. B17.0 Acute delta-(super) infection of hepatitis B carrier

    2. B17.1 Acute hepatitis C

      1. B17.10 Acute hepatitis C without hepatic coma

        Inclusion term(s):

        • Acute hepatitis C NOS
      2. B17.11 Acute hepatitis C with hepatic coma

    3. B17.2 Acute hepatitis E

    4. B17.8 Other specified acute viral hepatitis

      Inclusion term(s):

      • Hepatitis non-A non-B (acute) (viral) NEC
    5. B17.9 Acute viral hepatitis, unspecified

      Inclusion term(s):

      • Acute hepatitis NOS
      • Acute infectious hepatitis NOS
Abbreviations used here:

NEC Not elsewhere classifiable
This abbreviation in the Tabular List represents “other specified”. When a specific code is not available for a condition, the Tabular List includes an NEC entry under a code to identify the code as the “other specified” code.

NOS Not otherwise specified
This abbreviation is the equivalent of unspecified.