ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Dec 14, 2017

See: Other viral infections characterized by skin and mucous membrane lesions, not elsewhere classified

B08 is NOT a complete or valid ICD 10 diagnosis code.

You should code each health care encounter to the level of certainty known for that encounter. When sufficient clinical information is not known or available to assign a more specific code, it is acceptable to report the appropriate unspecified code.

See below for more specifc codes relating to
Other viral infections characterized by skin and mucous membrane lesions, not elsewhere classified
Excludes1
  • vesicular stomatitis virus disease (A93.8)

More specific codes for Other viral infections characterized by skin and mucous membrane lesions, not elsewhere classified

  • B08.0 - Other orthopoxvirus infections
    • B08.01 - Cowpox and vaccinia not from vaccine
    • B08.02 - Orf virus disease
    • B08.03 - Pseudocowpox [milker's node]
    • B08.04 - Paravaccinia, unspecified
    • B08.09 - Other orthopoxvirus infections
  • B08.1 - Molluscum contagiosum
  • B08.2 - Exanthema subitum [sixth disease]
    • B08.20 - Exanthema subitum [sixth disease], unspecified
    • B08.21 - Exanthema subitum [sixth disease] due to human herpesvirus 6
    • B08.22 - Exanthema subitum [sixth disease] due to human herpesvirus 7
  • B08.3 - Erythema infectiosum [fifth disease]
  • B08.4 - Enteroviral vesicular stomatitis with exanthem
  • B08.5 - Enteroviral vesicular pharyngitis
  • B08.6 - Parapoxvirus infections
    • B08.60 - Parapoxvirus infection, unspecified
    • B08.61 - Bovine stomatitis
    • B08.62 - Sealpox
    • B08.69 - Other parapoxvirus infections
  • B08.7 - Yatapoxvirus infections
    • B08.70 - Yatapoxvirus infection, unspecified
    • B08.71 - Tanapox virus disease
    • B08.72 - Yaba pox virus disease
    • B08.79 - Other yatapoxvirus infections
  • B08.8 - Other specified viral infections characterized by skin and mucous membrane lesions
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See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to B08 Other viral infections characterized by skin and mucous membrane lesions, not elsewhere classified

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