Specific code 2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 052.1
Varicella (hemorrhagic) pneumonitis
  • Short description: Varicella pneumonitis.
  • ICD-9-CM 052.1 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 052.1 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 052.1.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 052.1: 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 052.1 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM B01.2 Varicella pneumonia
Approximate Synonyms
  • Chickenpox pneumonia
  • Hemorrhagic varicella pneumonia
  • Hemorrhagic varicella pneumonitis
  • Varicella pneumonia
  • Varicella pneumonia, hemorrhagic
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 052.1:
  • Pneumonia (acute) (Alpenstich) (benign) (bilateral) (brain) (cerebral) (circumscribed) (congestive) (creeping) (delayed resolution) (double) (epidemic) (fever) (flash) (fulminant) (fungoid) (granulomatous) (hemorrhagic) (incipient) (infantile) (infectious) (infiltration) (insular) (intermittent) (latent) (lobe) (migratory) (newborn) (organized) (overwhelming) (primary) (progressive) (pseudolobar) (purulent) (resolved) (secondary) (senile) (septic) (suppurative) (terminal) (true) (unresolved) (vesicular) 486
    • varicella 052.1
  • Varicella 052.9
    • with
      • complication 052.8
      • pneumonia 052.1
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