ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Oct 21, 2017

See: Exanthema subitum [sixth disease]

  ICD-10 Code for Exanthema subitum [sixth disease] due to human herpesvirus 6 B08.21

B08.21 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

B08.21 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 1 Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
Section B00-B09 Viral infections characterized by skin and mucous membrane lesions (B00-B09)
Category B08 Other viral infections characterized by skin and mucous membrane lesions, not elsewhere classified

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Roseola infantum due to human herpesvirus 6
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Questions related to B08.21 Exanthema subitum [sixth disease] due to human herpesvirus 6

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