ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Oct 22, 2017
  ICD-10 Code for Other specified viral infections characterized by skin & mucous membrane lesions B08.8

B08.8 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

B08.8 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
  • Enteroviral lymphonodular pharyngitis
  • Foot-and-mouth disease
  • Poxvirus NEC
See also ICD 10 code for

Related Terms to “Other specified viral infections characterized by skin and mucous membrane lesions”

  • Aphthae, aphthousSee also condition
    • epizootic - B08.8
    • fever - B08.8
  • Cotia virus - B08.8
  • Disease, diseasedSee also Syndrome
    • foot and mouth - B08.8
    • fourth - B08.8
  • Exanthem, exanthemaSee also Rash
  • Fever(inanition) (of unknown origin) (persistent) (with chills) (with rigor) - R50.9
    • aphthous - B08.8
  • Infection, infected, infective(opportunistic) - B99.9
  • Pharyngitis(acute) (catarrhal)(gangrenous) (infective) (malignant) (membranous) (phlegmonous) (pseudomembranous) (simple) (subacute) (suppurative) (ulcerative) (viral) - J02.9
    • lymphonodular, acute(enteroviral) - B08.8
  • Poxvirus NEC - B08.8
  • Stomatitis(denture) (ulcerative) - K12.1
    • epidemic - B08.8
    • epizootic - B08.8
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to B08.8 Other specified viral infections characterized by skin and mucous membrane lesions

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