ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Dec 13, 2017

See: Congenital syphilis

A50 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.

See below for more specifc codes relating to
Congenital syphilis

More specific codes for Congenital syphilis

  • A50.0 - Early congenital syphilis, symptomatic
    • A50.01 - Early congenital syphilitic oculopathy
    • A50.02 - Early congenital syphilitic osteochondropathy
    • A50.03 - Early congenital syphilitic pharyngitis
    • A50.04 - Early congenital syphilitic pneumonia
    • A50.05 - Early congenital syphilitic rhinitis
    • A50.06 - Early cutaneous congenital syphilis
    • A50.07 - Early mucocutaneous congenital syphilis
    • A50.08 - Early visceral congenital syphilis
    • A50.09 - Other early congenital syphilis, symptomatic
  • A50.1 - Early congenital syphilis, latent
  • A50.2 - Early congenital syphilis, unspecified
  • A50.3 - Late congenital syphilitic oculopathy
    • A50.30 - Late congenital syphilitic oculopathy, unspecified
    • A50.31 - Late congenital syphilitic interstitial keratitis
    • A50.32 - Late congenital syphilitic chorioretinitis
    • A50.39 - Other late congenital syphilitic oculopathy
  • A50.4 - Late congenital neurosyphilis [juvenile neurosyphilis]
    • A50.40 - Late congenital neurosyphilis, unspecified
    • A50.41 - Late congenital syphilitic meningitis
    • A50.42 - Late congenital syphilitic encephalitis
    • A50.43 - Late congenital syphilitic polyneuropathy
    • A50.44 - Late congenital syphilitic optic nerve atrophy
    • A50.45 - Juvenile general paresis
    • A50.49 - Other late congenital neurosyphilis
  • A50.5 - 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
  • A50.6 - Late congenital syphilis, latent
  • A50.7 - Late congenital syphilis, unspecified
  • A50.9 - Congenital syphilis, unspecified
See also ICD 10 code for
Back to A50
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to A50 Congenital syphilis

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