ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Oct 21, 2017
  ICD-10 Code for Other symptomatic late syphilis A52.79

A52.79 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

A52.79 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 leukoderma
  • Syphilis of adrenal gland
  • Syphilis of pituitary gland
  • Syphilis of thyroid gland
  • Syphilitic splenomegaly
Excludes1
  • syphilitic leukoderma (secondary) (A51.39)
See also ICD 10 code for

Related Terms to “Other symptomatic late syphilis”

  • Anemia(essential) (general) (hemoglobin deficiency) (infantile) (primary) (profound) - D64.9
    • syphilitic(acquired) (late) - A52.79
  • Atrophoderma, atrophodermia(of) - L90.9
  • Atrophy, atrophic(of)
  • Babinski's syndrome - A52.79
  • Gumma(syphilitic) - A52.79
    • palate(soft) - A52.79
    • pituitary - A52.79
    • skin - A52.79
    • specified site NEC - A52.79
    • tongue - A52.79
  • Labyrinthitis(circumscribed) (destructive) (diffuse) (inner ear) (latent) (purulent) (suppurative) - H83.0See also subcategory
    • syphilitic - A52.79
  • Leukoderma, leukodermia NEC - L81.5
  • Leukoplakia
    • syphilitic(late) - A52.79
  • Lymphadenitis - I88.9
  • Perforation, perforated(nontraumatic) (of)
  • Rupia(syphilitic) - A51.39
    • tertiary - A52.79
  • Splenomegaly, splenomegalia(Bengal) (cryptogenic) (idiopathic) (tropical) - R16.1
    • syphilitic - A52.79
  • Stenosis, stenotic(cicatricial)See also Stricture
  • StrictureSee also Stenosis
  • Syphilid - A51.39
    • tubercular(late) - A52.79
  • Syphilis, syphilitic(acquired) - A53.9
    • abdomen(late) - A52.79
    • adrenal(gland) (with cortical hypofunction) - A52.79
    • anemia(late) - A52.79
    • breast(late) - A52.79
    • ear - A52.79
      • inner - A52.79
    • esophagus - A52.79
    • gumma NEC - A52.79
    • internal ear - A52.79
    • late - A52.9
      • specified site NEC - A52.79
      • symptomatic or with manifestations - A52.79
    • leukoderma - A51.39
      • late - A52.79
    • lienitis - A52.79
    • lip - A51.39
      • late - A52.79
    • lymph gland(early) (secondary) - A51.49
      • late - A52.79
    • macular atrophy of skin - A51.39
      • striated - A52.79
    • mouth(secondary) - A51.39
      • late - A52.79
    • mucocutaneous(secondary) - A51.39
      • late - A52.79
    • mucous
    • nodular superficial(late) - A52.79
    • palate(late) - A52.79
    • peripheral nerve - A52.79
    • pituitary(gland) - A52.79
    • skin(with ulceration) (early) (secondary) - A51.39
      • late or tertiary - A52.79
    • spleen - A52.79
    • splenomegaly - A52.79
    • tertiary - A52.9
      • with symptoms NEC - A52.79
      • multiple NEC - A52.79
      • specified site NEC - A52.79
    • thymus(gland) (late) - A52.79
    • thyroid(late) - A52.79
    • tongue(late) - A52.79
    • ulcer(any site) (early) (secondary) - A51.39
      • late - A52.79
      • perforating - A52.79
    • uvula(late) (perforated) - A52.79
  • Syphiloma - A52.79
  • Ulcer, ulcerated, ulcerating, ulceration, ulcerative
    • syphilitic(any site) (early) (secondary) - A51.39
      • late - A52.79
      • perforating - A52.79
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

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