A46

icd
Billable

Erysipelas


Alphabetical Terms
  • Arthritis due to or associated with erysipelas
  • Erysipelas external ear
  • Otitis externa in erysipelas

Guidelines

Excludes1
1certain localized infections - see body system-related chaptersA46postpartum or puerperal erysipelas (O86.89)
Excludes 2
1
  • carrier or suspected carrier of infectious disease (Z22.-)
  • infectious and parasitic diseases complicating pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O98.-)
  • infectious and parasitic diseases specific to the perinatal period (P35-P39)
  • influenza and other acute respiratory infections (J00-J22)
Includes
1diseases generally recognized as communicable or transmissible
Use Additional Code
1code to identify resistance to antimicrobial drugs (Z16.-)

Related Codes

A46icd
Erysipelas