2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 054.1
- infection caused by herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) that is usually transmitted by sexual contact; marked by recurrent attacks of painful eruptions on the skin and mucous membranes of the genital area.
- Herpes simplex infection on the genitals, most commonly caused by the herpes simplex-1 virus.
- There are 5 ICD-9-CM codes below 054.1 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.