Specific code 2010 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 484.5
Pneumonia in anthrax
  • ICD-9-CM 484.5 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 484.5 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: 484.5 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM A22.1 Pulmonary anthrax
Disease Synonyms
  • Anthrax pneumonia
Code First
  • Code first underlying disease (022.1)
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 484.5:
  • Anthrax 022.9
    • with pneumonia 022.1 [484.5]
  • 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
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