Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 052.1
Varicella (hemorrhagic) pneumonitis
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Varicella pneumonitis.
  • ICD-9-CM 052.1 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 052.1 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Chickenpox pneumonia
  • Hemorrhagic varicella pneumonia
  • Hemorrhagic varicella pneumonitis
  • Varicella pneumonia
  • Varicella pneumonia, hemorrhagic
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 052.1 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM B01.2 Varicella pneumonia
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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