Specific code 2008 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 050.9
Smallpox unspecified
  • Short description: SMALLPOX NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 050.9 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 050.9 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
  • You are viewing the 2008 version of ICD-9-CM 050.9.
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Convert to ICD-10-CM: 050.9 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM B03 Smallpox
Approximate Synonyms
  • Smallpox
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 050.9:
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
  • Smallpox 050.9
    • hemorrhagic (pustular) 050.0
    • vaccination
      • complications - see Complications, vaccination
      • prophylactic (against) V04.1
  • Variola 050.9
    • hemorrhagic (pustular) 050.0
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