ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Sep 19, 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.

Questions related to A46 Erysipelas

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.