ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Sep 20, 2017

See: Tuberculosis of bones and joints

  ICD-10 Code for Other musculoskeletal tuberculosis A18.09

A18.09 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

A18.09 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 myositis
  • Tuberculous synovitis
  • Tuberculous tenosynovitis
See also ICD 10 code for

Related Terms to “Other musculoskeletal tuberculosis”

  • Ganglion(compound) (diffuse) (joint) (tendon (sheath)) - M67.40
    • tuberculous - A18.09
  • Myositis - M60.9
    • in(due to)
      • tuberculosis - A18.09
  • OsteitisSee also Osteomyelitis
    • tuberculosa - A18.09
  • Poncet's disease(tuberculous rheumatism) - A18.09
  • 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
      • muscle - A18.09
    • bursa - A18.09
    • fascia - A18.09
    • ganglion - A18.09
    • muscle - A18.09
    • rheumatism NEC - A18.09
    • synovitis - A18.09
    • tenosynovitis - A18.09
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to A18.09 Other musculoskeletal tuberculosis

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.