Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 006.6
Amebic skin ulceration
  • ICD-9-CM 006.6 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 006.6 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: 006.6 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM A06.7 Cutaneous amebiasis
Approximate Synonyms
  • Amebiasis of skin
  • Cutaneous amebiasis
Applies To
  • Cutaneous amebiasis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 006.6:
  • Amebiasis NEC 006.9
    • cutaneous 006.6
    • cutis 006.6
  • Dermatitis (allergic) (contact) (occupational) (venenata) 692.9
    • amebic 006.6
  • Ulcer, ulcerated, ulcerating, ulceration, ulcerative 707.9
    • amebic (intestine) 006.9
      • skin 006.6
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