ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Oct 19, 2017
  ICD-10 Code for Tabes dorsalis A52.11

A52.11 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

A52.11 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 1 Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
Section A50-A64 Infections with a predominantly sexual mode of transmission (A50-A64)
Category A52 Late syphilis

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Locomotor ataxia (progressive)
  • Tabetic neurosyphilis
See also ICD 10 code for

Related Terms to “Tabes dorsalis”

  • Ataxia, ataxy, ataxic - R27.0
    • locomotor(progressive) (syphilitic) (partial) (spastic) - A52.11
    • spinal
      • progressive(syphilitic) - A52.11
  • Atrophy, atrophic(of)
    • bone NEC(senile) — See also Disorder, bone, specified type NEC
      • due to
        • tabes dorsalis(neurogenic) - A52.11
    • neurogenic, bone, tabetic - A52.11
  • Crisis
    • Pel's(tabetic) - A52.11
    • tabetic - A52.11
  • Duchenne's
    • locomotor ataxia(syphilitic) - A52.11
  • Neurosyphilis(arrested) (early) (gumma) (late) (latent) (recurrent) (relapse) - A52.3
    • tabes, tabetic(dorsalis) - A52.11
  • Pel's crisis - A52.11
  • Radiculopathy - M54.10
    • syphilitic - A52.11
  • Sclerosis, sclerotic
    • spinal(cord) (progressive) - G95.89
      • combined — See also Degeneration, combined
        • syphilitic - A52.11
      • posterior(syphilitic) - A52.11
  • Spondylopathy - M48.9
    • neuropathic, in
      • tabes dorsalis - A52.11
  • Syphilis, syphilitic(acquired) - A53.9
    • ataxia(locomotor) - A52.11
    • central nervous system(late) (recurrent) (relapse) (tertiary) - A52.3
      • with
        • ataxia - A52.11
        • tabes(dorsalis) - A52.11
    • combined spinal sclerosis - A52.11
    • conjugal - A53.9
      • tabes - A52.11
    • late - A52.9
      • tabes - A52.11
    • locomotor ataxia - A52.11
    • sclerosis
      • multiple - A52.11
    • tabes dorsalis(late) - A52.11
    • tabetic type - A52.11
    • ulcer(any site) (early) (secondary) - A51.39
  • Tabes, tabetic - A52.10
    • bone - A52.11
    • dorsalis - A52.11
  • Ulcer, ulcerated, ulcerating, ulceration, ulcerative
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to A52.11 Tabes dorsalis

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