ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Sep 22, 2017

See: Tuberculosis of intestines, peritoneum and mesenteric glands

  ICD-10 Code for Retroperitoneal tuberculosis A18.39

A18.39 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

A18.39 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
  • Tuberculosis of mesenteric glands
  • Tuberculosis of retroperitoneal (lymph glands)
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Related Terms to “Retroperitoneal tuberculosis”

  • Lymphadenitis - I88.9
    • mesenteric(acute) (chronic) (nonspecific) (subacute) - I88.0
      • tuberculous - A18.39
  • Tabes, tabetic - A52.10
    • mesenterica - A18.39
  • Tuberculosis, tubercular, tuberculous(calcification) (calcified) (caseous) (chromogenic acid-fast bacilli) (degeneration) (fibrocaseous) (fistula) (interstitial) (isolated circumscribed lesions) (necrosis) (parenchymatous) (ulcerative) - A15.9
    • abdomen(lymph gland) - A18.39
    • lymph gland or node(peripheral) - A18.2
      • abdomen - A18.39
      • mesenteric - A18.39
      • retroperitoneal - A18.39
    • mesentery, mesenteric(gland or node) - A18.39
    • retroperitoneal(lymph gland or node) - A18.39
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to A18.39 Retroperitoneal tuberculosis

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