Amebiasis

Alphabetical Index

Use the alphabetical index for the main term amebiasis to review the available sub terms and properly select the ICD-10 code with the highest degree of specificity. Instructional notations will guide the coder with information such as "see", "see also", "with", "without", "due to", and "code by site".

  • Amebiasis - A06.9 Amebiasis, unspecified
    • acute - A06.0 Acute amebic dysentery
    • chronic (intestine) - A06.1 Chronic intestinal amebiasis
      • with abscess - See: Abscess, amebic;
    • cutaneous - A06.7 Cutaneous amebiasis
    • cutis - A06.7 Cutaneous amebiasis
    • cystitis - A06.81 Amebic cystitis
    • genitourinary tract NEC - A06.82 Other amebic genitourinary infections
    • hepatic - See: Abscess, liver, amebic;
    • intestine - A06.0 Acute amebic dysentery
    • nondysenteric colitis - A06.2 Amebic nondysenteric colitis
    • skin - A06.7 Cutaneous amebiasis
    • specified site NEC - A06.89 Other amebic infections
    • with abscess - See: Abscess, amebic;

Clinical Terms

The following are some of the clinical term definitions related or applicable to amebiasis within the ICD-10 index for Diseases and Injuries.

Amebiasis: Infection with any of various amebae. It is an asymptomatic carrier state in most individuals, but diseases ranging from chronic, mild diarrhea to fulminant dysentery may occur.

Cystitis: Inflammation of the URINARY BLADDER, either from bacterial or non-bacterial causes. Cystitis is usually associated with painful urination (dysuria), increased frequency, urgency, and suprapubic pain.

Intestines: The section of the alimentary canal from the STOMACH to the ANAL CANAL. It includes the LARGE INTESTINE and SMALL INTESTINE.

Skin: The outer covering of the body that protects it from the environment. It is composed of the DERMIS and the EPIDERMIS.