Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 027.1
Erysipelothrix infection
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 027.1 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 027.1 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Cutaneous erysipeloid
  • Erysipelothrix
  • Erysipelothrix disease (disorder)
  • Erysipelothrix sepsis
  • Sepsis due to Erysipelothrix
Applies To
  • Erysipeloid (of Rosenbach)
  • Infection by Erysipelothrix insidiosa [E. rhusiopathiae]
  • Septicemia by Erysipelothrix insidiosa [E. rhusiopathiae]
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 027.1 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM A26.7 Erysipelothrix sepsis
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM A26.8 Other forms of erysipeloid
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM A26.9 Erysipeloid, unspecified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 027.1:
  • Eruption
    • skin (see also Dermatitis) 782.1
      • creeping (meaning hookworm) 126.9
      • due to
        • chemical(s) NEC 692.4
        • drug - see Dermatitis, due to, drug
        • prophylactic inoculation or vaccination against disease - see Dermatitis, due to, vaccine
        • smallpox vaccination NEC - see Dermatitis, due to, vaccine
      • erysipeloid 027.1
      • feigned 698.4
      • hutchinson, summer 692.72
      • kaposi's, varicelliform 054.0
      • lichenoid, axilla 698.3
      • polymorphous, due to light 692.72
      • toxic NEC 695.0
      • vesicular 709.8
  • Erysipelatoid (Rosenbach's) 027.1
  • Erysipeloid (Rosenbach's) 027.1
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
    • erysipeloid 027.1
    • Erysipelothrix (insidiosa) (rhusiopathiae) 027.1
  • Reaction
    • erysipeloid 027.1
  • Rosenbach's erysipelatoid or erysipeloid 027.1
  • Septicemia, septicemic (generalized) (suppurative) 038.9
    • Erysipelothrix (insidiosa) (rhusiopathiae) 027.1
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