Specific code 2007 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 006.8
Amebic infection of other sites
  • Short description: AMEBIC INFECTION NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 006.8 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 006.8 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2007 version of ICD-9-CM 006.8.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 006.8: 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Amebic cystitis
  • Amebic granuloma of intestine
006.8 Excludes
  • specific infections by free-living amebae (136.2)
Applies To
  • Amebic:
    • appendicitis
    • balanitis
  • Ameboma
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 006.8 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM A06.89 Other amebic infections
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 006.8:
  • Abscess (acute) (chronic) (infectional) (lymphangitic) (metastatic) (multiple) (pyogenic) (septic) (with lymphangitis) (see also Cellulitis) 682.9
    • amebic 006.3
      • bladder 006.8
      • brain (with liver or lung abscess) 006.5
      • liver (without mention of brain or lung abscess) 006.3
        • with
          • brain abscess (and lung abscess) 006.5
          • lung abscess 006.4
      • lung (with liver abscess) 006.4
      • seminal vesicle 006.8
      • specified site NEC 006.8
      • spleen 006.8
    • bladder (wall) 595.89
      • amebic 006.8
    • seminal vesicle 608.0
      • amebic 006.8
    • specified site NEC 682.8
      • amebic 006.8
  • Ameba, amebic (histolytica) - see also Amebiasis
    • abscess 006.3
      • bladder 006.8
      • brain (with liver and lung abscess) 006.5
      • liver 006.3
        • with
          • brain abscess (and lung abscess) 006.5
          • lung abscess 006.4
      • lung (with liver abscess) 006.4
      • seminal vesicle 006.8
      • spleen 006.8
  • Amebiasis NEC 006.9
    • bladder 006.8
    • seminal vesicle 006.8
    • specified
      • organism NEC 007.8
      • site NEC 006.8
  • Ameboma 006.8
  • Appendicitis 541
    • amebic 006.8
  • Balanitis (circinata) (gangraenosa) (infectious) (vulgaris) 607.1
    • amebic 006.8
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
  • Proctitis 569.49
    • amebic 006.8
  • Vesiculitis (seminal) 608.0
    • amebic 006.8
  • Vulvovaginitis (see also Vulvitis) 616.10
    • amebic 006.8
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