2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 056
- acute infectious disease caused by the rubella virus and most often affecting children and nonimmune young adults, in which the virus enters the respiratory tract via droplet nuclei and spreads to the lymphatic system; usually benign; however transplacental infection of the fetus in the first trimester can cause death or severe developmental abnormalities (congenital rubella syndrome).
- There are 4 ICD-9-CM codes below 056 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
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