ICD-10 Diagnosis Code B26.85

Mumps arthritis

Diagnosis Code B26.85

ICD-10: B26.85
Short Description: Mumps arthritis
Long Description: Mumps arthritis
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code B26.85

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The code B26.85 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00–B99)
    • Other viral diseases (B25-B34)
      • Mumps (B26)

Information for Patients


Mumps

Mumps is an illness caused by the mumps virus. It starts with

  • Fever
  • Headache
  • Muscle aches
  • Tiredness
  • Loss of appetite

After that, the salivary glands under the ears or jaw become swollen and tender. The swelling can be on one or both sides of the face. Symptoms last 7 to 10 days. Serious complications are rare.

You can catch mumps by being with another person who has it. There is no treatment for mumps, but the measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine can prevent it.

Before the routine vaccination program in the United States, mumps was a common illness in infants, children and young adults. Now it is a rare disease in the U.S.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

  • 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)
  • Mumps (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Mumps and the Vaccine (Shot) to Prevent It (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
  • Orchitis (Medical Encyclopedia)


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