ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Oct 19, 2017
A50.5 is NOT a complete or valid ICD 10 diagnosis code.

You should code each health care encounter to the level of certainty known for that encounter. When sufficient clinical information is not known or available to assign a more specific code, it is acceptable to report the appropriate unspecified code.

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Other late congenital syphilis, symptomatic
Inclusion Term
  • Any congenital syphilitic condition specified as late or manifest two years or more after birth.

More specific codes for Other late congenital syphilis, symptomatic

  • A50.51 - Clutton's joints
  • A50.52 - Hutchinson's teeth
  • A50.53 - Hutchinson's triad
  • A50.54 - Late congenital cardiovascular syphilis
  • A50.55 - Late congenital syphilitic arthropathy
  • A50.56 - Late congenital syphilitic osteochondropathy
  • A50.57 - Syphilitic saddle nose
  • A50.59 - Other late congenital syphilis, symptomatic
See also ICD 10 code for
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to A50.5 Other late congenital syphilis, symptomatic

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.