Specific code 2009 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 017.00
Tuberculosis of skin and subcutaneous cellular tissue unspecified examination
  • Short description: TB SKIN/SUBCUTAN-UNSPEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 017.00 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 017.00 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).
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Convert to ICD-10-CM: 017.00 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM A18.4 Tuberculosis of skin and subcutaneous tissue
Approximate Synonyms
  • Acne agminata
  • Acute tuberculous ulcer
  • Bacillus Calmette-Guerin -induced lupus vulgaris
  • Bacillus Calmette-Guerin -induced scrofuloderma
  • Bacillus Calmette-Guerin -induced tuberculide
  • Cutaneous tuberculous gumma
  • Erythema tuberculatum
  • Lupus vulgaris
  • Nodular tuberculide
  • Papular tuberculide
  • Scrofuloderma
  • Soft tissue infection associated with tuberculosis
  • TB subcutaneous tissue
  • TB verrucosa cutis
  • Tuberculid
  • Tuberculosis (TB) of subcutaneous tissue
  • Tuberculosis (TB) verrucosa cutis
  • Tuberculosis cutis lichenoides
  • Tuberculosis of skin
  • Tuberculosis of skin and subcutaneous tissue
  • Tuberculosis of subcutaneous cellular tissue
  • Tuberculosis orificialis of mouth
  • Tuberculosis papulonecrotica
  • Tuberculosis verrucosa cutis
  • Tuberculous chancre
  • Tuberculous chancriform pyoderma
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