Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 052.7
Chickenpox with other specified complications
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Varicella complicat NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 052.7 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 052.7 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 052.7 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM B01.0 Varicella meningitis
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM B01.81 Varicella keratitis
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM B01.89 Other varicella complications
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 052.7:
  • Ataxia, ataxy, ataxic 781.3
    • postchickenpox 052.7
  • Neuritis (see also Neuralgia) 729.2
    • postchickenpox 052.7
  • Varicella 052.9
    • with
      • complication 052.8
        • specified NEC 052.7
      • pneumonia 052.1
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