ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 061


Diagnosis Code 061

ICD-9: 061
Short Description: Dengue
Long Description: Dengue
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 061

Code Classification
  • Infectious and parasitic diseases
    • Arthropod-borne viral diseases (060-066)
      • 061 Dengue

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • A90 - Dengue fever [classical dengue]

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code 061 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

    • Aden fever 061
    • Breakbone fever 061
    • Dandy fever 061
    • Dengue (fever) 061
      • sandfly 061
      • vaccination, prophylactic (against) V05.1
      • virus hemorrhagic fever 065.4
    • Duengero 061
    • Fever 780.60
      • aden 061
      • breakbone 061
      • dandy 061
      • dengue (virus) 061
        • hemorrhagic 065.4
      • seven-day 061
        • Japan 100.89
        • Queensland 100.89
      • solar 061
      • sun 061
    • Seminoma (M9061/3)
      • anaplastic type (M9062/3)
        • specified site - see Neoplasm, by site, malignant
        • unspecified site 186.9
      • specified site - see Neoplasm, by site, malignant
      • spermatocytic (M9063/3)
        • specified site - see Neoplasm, by site, malignant
        • unspecified site 186.9
      • unspecified site 186.9
    • Seven-day fever 061
      • of
        • Japan 100.89
        • Queensland 100.89
    • Solar fever 061

Information for Patients


Also called: Break-bone fever, Dengue fever

Dengue is an infection caused by a virus. You can get it if an infected mosquito bites you. Dengue does not spread from person to person. It is common in warm, wet areas of the world. Outbreaks occur in the rainy season. Dengue is rare in the United States.

Symptoms include a high fever, headaches, joint and muscle pain, vomiting, and a rash. In some cases, dengue turns into dengue hemorrhagic fever, which causes bleeding from your nose, gums, or under your skin. It can also become dengue shock syndrome, which causes massive bleeding and shock. These forms of dengue are life-threatening.

There is no specific treatment. Most people with dengue recover within 2 weeks. Until then, drinking lots of fluids, resting and taking non-aspirin fever-reducing medicines might help. People with the more severe forms of dengue usually need to go to the hospital and get fluids.

To lower your risk when traveling in dengue-prone countries

  • Wear insect repellent with DEET
  • Wear clothes that cover your arms, legs and feet
  • Close unscreened doors and windows

NIH: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

  • Dengue fever
  • Dengue hemorrhagic fever

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