ICD-10 Diagnosis Code B05.9

Measles without complication

Diagnosis Code B05.9

ICD-10: B05.9
Short Description: Measles without complication
Long Description: Measles without complication
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code B05.9

Valid for Submission
The code B05.9 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00–B99)
    • Viral infections characterized by skin and mucous membrane lesions (B00-B09)
      • Measles (B05)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code B05.9 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V34.0)

  • 865 - VIRAL ILLNESS WITH MCC
  • 866 - VIRAL ILLNESS WITHOUT MCC

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  • 055.9 - Measles uncomplicated

Synonyms
  • Koplik spots
  • Measles
  • Measles without complication
  • Modified measles
  • Named sign of skin
  • On examination - mouth - Koplik's spots

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code B05.9 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:


Information for Patients


Measles

Also called: Rubeola

Measles is an infectious disease caused by a virus. It spreads easily from person to person. It causes a blotchy red rash. The rash often starts on the head and moves down the body. Other symptoms include

  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Runny nose
  • Conjunctivitis (pink eye)
  • Feeling achy and run down
  • Tiny white spots inside the mouth

Sometimes measles can lead to serious problems. There is no treatment for measles, but the measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine can prevent it.

"German measles", also known as rubella, is a completely different illness.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

  • Measles (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Measles: Information for Parents (American Academy of Family Physicians)
  • Measles: Information for Parents (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
  • Measles: Information for Parents (American Academy of Pediatrics)
  • MMR (Measles, Mumps and Rubella) Vaccine: What You Need to Know (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
  • MMRV (Measles, Mumps, Rubella, and Varicella) Vaccine: What You Need to Know (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
  • Subacute sclerosing panencephalitis (Medical Encyclopedia)


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