Specific code 2010 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 055.1
Postmeasles pneumonia
  • ICD-9-CM 055.1 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 055.1 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
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Disease Synonyms
  • Measles complicated by pneumonia
  • Measles pneumonia
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 055.1 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM B05.2 Measles complicated by pneumonia
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 055.1:
  • Measles (black) (hemorrhagic) (suppressed) 055.9
    • pneumonia 055.1
  • Pneumonia (acute) (Alpenstich) (benign) (bilateral) (brain) (cerebral) (circumscribed) (congestive) (creeping) (delayed resolution) (double) (epidemic) (fever) (flash) (fulminant) (fungoid) (granulomatous) (hemorrhagic) (incipient) (infantile) (infectious) (infiltration) (insular) (intermittent) (latent) (lobe) (migratory) (newborn) (organized) (overwhelming) (primary) (progressive) (pseudolobar) (purulent) (resolved) (secondary) (senile) (septic) (suppurative) (terminal) (true) (unresolved) (vesicular) 486
    • postmeasles 055.1
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