Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 032.89
Other specified diphtheria
  • Short description: Diphtheria NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 032.89 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 032.89 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2012 version of ICD-9-CM 032.89.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 032.89: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Corynebacterial mastitis
  • Diphtheria of penis
  • Diphtheria polyneuritis
  • Diphtheria radiculomyelitis
  • Diphtheria tubulo-interstitial nephropathy
  • Diphtheritic neuropathy
  • Infection due to diphtheroid bacteria
  • Tracheobronchial diphtheria
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 032.89 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM A36.82 Diphtheritic radiculomyelitis
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM A36.83 Diphtheritic polyneuritis
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM A36.84 Diphtheritic tubulo-interstitial nephropathy
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM A36.89 Other diphtheritic complications
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 032.89:
  • Anemia 285.9
    • diphtheritic 032.89
  • Diphtheria, diphtheritic (gangrenous) (hemorrhagic) 032.9
    • neurological complication 032.89
    • specified site NEC 032.89
  • Lymphadenitis 289.3
    • due to
      • anthracosis (occupational) 500
      • Brugia (Wuchereria) malayi 125.1
      • diphtheria (toxin) 032.89
      • lymphogranuloma venereum 099.1
      • Wuchereria bancrofti 125.0
  • Radiculomyelitis 357.0
    • toxic, due to
      • Clostridium tetani 037
      • corynebacterium diphtheriae 032.89
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