Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 054.10
Genital herpes, unspecified
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 054.10 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 054.10 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).
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 054.10 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM A60.9 Anogenital herpesviral infection, unspecified
Approximate Synonyms
  • Genital herpes in childbirth
  • Genital herpes in pregnancy
  • Genital herpes simplex
  • Genital herpes simplex in pregnancy
  • Herpes simplex infection of perianal skin
  • Herpes simplex of genitalia postpartum
  • Herpes simplex of perianal skin
  • Herpes simplex, genital
  • Herpes simplex, genital, primary
  • Herpes simplex, genital, recurrent
  • Maternal herpes genitalis in peripregnancy
  • Postpartum (after childbirth) genital herpes
  • Postpartum genital herpes
  • Primary genital herpes simplex infection
  • Primary herpes simplex infection of genitalia
  • Recurrent anogenital herpes
  • Recurrent genital herpes simplex
  • Recurrent herpes simplex anogenital infection
Clinical Information
  • Herpes simplex infection on the genitals, most commonly caused by the herpes simplex-1 virus
  • 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
Applies To
  • Herpes progenitalis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 054.10:
  • Herpes, herpetic 054.9
    • genital, genitalis 054.10
    • perianal 054.10
    • progenitalis 054.10
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