Specific code 2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 037
  • ICD-9-CM 037 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 037 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).
  • You are viewing the 2013 version of ICD-9-CM 037.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 037: 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 037 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM A35 Other tetanus
037 Excludes
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 037:
  • Convulsions (idiopathic) 780.39
    • tetanus, tetanic (see also Tetanus) 037
  • Lockjaw (see also Tetanus) 037
  • Radiculomyelitis 357.0
    • toxic, due to
      • Clostridium tetani 037
      • corynebacterium diphtheriae 032.89
  • Tetanus, tetanic (cephalic) (convulsions) 037
    • with
      • abortion - see Abortion, by type, with sepsis
      • ectopic pregnancy (see also categories 633.0-633.9) 639.0
      • molar pregnancy (see categories 630-632) 639.0
    • following
    • inoculation V03.7
      • reaction (due to serum) - see Complications, vaccination
    • puerperal, postpartum, childbirth 670.8
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 037 is one of thousands of ICD-9-CM codes used in healthcare. Although ICD-9-CM and CPT codes are largely numeric, they differ in that CPT codes describe medical procedures and services. Can't find a code? Start at the root of ICD-9-CM, check the 2013 ICD-9-CM Index or use the search engine at the top of this page to lookup any code.