ICD-10 Diagnosis Code A19

Miliary tuberculosis

Diagnosis Code A19

ICD-10: A19
Short Description: Miliary tuberculosis
Long Description: Miliary tuberculosis
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code A19

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Code Classification
  • Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00–B99)
    • Tuberculosis (A15-A19)
      • Miliary tuberculosis (A19)

Information for Medical Professionals

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code A19 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:


Information for Patients


Tuberculosis

Also called: TB

Tuberculosis (TB) is a disease caused by bacteria called Mycobacterium tuberculosis. The bacteria usually attack the lungs, but they can also damage other parts of the body.

TB spreads through the air when a person with TB of the lungs or throat coughs, sneezes, or talks. If you have been exposed, you should go to your doctor for tests. You are more likely to get TB if you have a weak immune system.

Symptoms of TB in the lungs may include

  • A bad cough that lasts 3 weeks or longer
  • Weight loss
  • Loss of appetite
  • Coughing up blood or mucus
  • Weakness or fatigue
  • Fever
  • Night sweats

Skin tests, blood tests, x-rays, and other tests can tell if you have TB. If not treated properly, TB can be deadly. You can usually cure active TB by taking several medicines for a long period of time.

NIH: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

  • Acid-fast stain (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Coughing up blood (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Disseminated tuberculosis (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Meningitis - tuberculous (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis (MDR TB) (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
  • PPD skin test (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Pulmonary tuberculosis (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Taking medicines to treat tuberculosis (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Tuberculosis Facts - Exposure to TB (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
  • Tuberculosis Facts - TB Can Be Treated (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
  • Tuberculosis Facts - Testing for TB (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
  • Tuberculosis Facts - You Can Prevent TB (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
  • Tuberculosis: General Information (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)


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