ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Oct 19, 2017
  ICD-10 Code for Late syphilitic neuropathy A52.15

A52.15 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

A52.15 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
  • Late syphilitic acoustic neuritis
  • Late syphilitic optic (nerve) atrophy
  • Late syphilitic polyneuropathy
  • Late syphilitic retrobulbar neuritis
See also ICD 10 code for

Related Terms to “Late syphilitic neuropathy”

  • Atrophy, atrophic(of)
    • nerve — See also Disorder, nerve
      • optic(papillomacular bundle)
        • syphilitic(late) - A52.15
    • optic(nerve) - H47.20
      • syphilitic(late) - A52.15
  • Deafness(acquired) (complete) (hereditary) (partial) - H91.9
    • syphilitic - A52.15
  • Disturbance(s)See also Disease
    • neuromuscular mechanism, due to syphilis(eye) - A52.15
  • Neuritis(rheumatoid) - M79.2
    • acoustic(nerve) - H93.3See also subcategory
      • syphilitic - A52.15
    • retrobulbar — See also Neuritis, optic, retrobulbar
      • in(due to)
        • late syphilis - A52.15
      • syphilitic - A52.15
    • syphilitic - A52.15
  • Neurosyphilis(arrested) (early) (gumma) (late) (latent) (recurrent) (relapse) - A52.3
    • optic atrophy - A52.15
  • Paralysis, paralytic(complete) (incomplete) - G83.9
    • nerve — See also Disorder, nerve
      • syphilitic - A52.15
  • Polyneuropathy(peripheral) - G62.9
    • in(due to)
      • syphilis(late) - A52.15
    • syphilitic(late) - A52.15
  • Syphilis, syphilitic(acquired) - A53.9
    • acoustic nerve - A52.15
    • cerebral - A52.17
      • nerves(multiple palsies) - A52.15
    • cranial nerve - A52.15
      • multiple palsies - A52.15
    • ear - A52.79
      • inner - A52.79
        • nerve(eighth) - A52.15
        • neurorecurrence - A52.15
    • eighth nerve(neuritis) - A52.15
    • nerve palsy(any cranial nerve) - A52.15
      • multiple - A52.15
    • neuritis - A52.15
      • acoustic - A52.15
    • optic nerve(atrophy) (neuritis) (papilla) - A52.15
    • retrobulbar neuritis - A52.15
    • seventh nerve(paralysis) - A52.15
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to A52.15 Late syphilitic neuropathy

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