ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 059.01


Diagnosis Code 059.01

ICD-9: 059.01
Short Description: Monkeypox
Long Description: Monkeypox
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 059.01

Code Classification
  • Infectious and parasitic diseases
    • Viral diseases accompanied by exanthem (050-059)
      • 059 Other poxvirus infections

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • B04 - Monkeypox

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code 059.01 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

    • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
      • monkeypox 059.01
    • Monkeypox 059.01

Information for Patients

Monkeypox Virus Infections

Monkeypox is a rare viral disease. It occurs mostly in central and western Africa. Wild rodents and squirrels carry it, but it is called monkeypox because scientists saw it first in lab monkeys. In 2003, it was reported in prairie dogs and humans in the U.S.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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