Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 054.9
Herpes simplex without complication
  • Short description: Herpes simplex NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 054.9 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 054.9 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).
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  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 054.9: 2012 2013 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 054.9 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM B00.9 Herpesviral infection, unspecified
Approximate Synonyms
  • Cutaneous herpes simplex infection
  • Disseminated herpes simplex
  • Herpes labialis
  • Herpes simplex
  • Herpes simplex buttock
  • Herpes simplex infection of skin
  • Herpes simplex infection, skin
  • Herpes simplex labialis
  • Herpes simplex of buttock
  • Herpes simplex type 1 infection
  • Herpes simplex, disseminated
  • Herpes simplex, nongenital, primary
  • Herpes simplex, nongenital, recurrent
  • Herpes simplex, primary
  • Herpes simplex, recurrent
  • Nongenital herpes simplex
  • Nongenital recurrent herpes simplex
  • Primary herpes simplex
  • Recurrent herpes simplex
  • Recurrent herpes simplex buttock
  • Recurrent herpes simplex labialis
  • Recurrent herpes simplex of buttock
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 054.9:
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