Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 102.9
Yaws, unspecified
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 102.9 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 102.9 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: 102.9 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM A66.9 Yaws, unspecified
Approximate Synonyms
  • Yaws
Clinical Information
  • A systemic non-venereal infection of the tropics caused by treponema pallidum subspecies pertenue
  • An endemic, infectious, nonvenereal disease in humans that presents mainly in children younger than 15 years. The disease occurs primarily in warm, humid, tropical areas of africa, asia, south america, and oceania, among poor rural populations where conditions of overcrowding and poor sanitation prevail. Infection with treponema pertenue, a subspecies of treponema pallidum, causes the disease
  • Tropical systemic non-venereal infection caused by treponema pallidum subspecies pertenue
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 102.9:
  • Bouba (see also Yaws) 102.9
  • Breda's disease (see also Yaws) 102.9
  • Charlouis' disease (see also Yaws) 102.9
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • Breda's (see also Yaws) 102.9
    • Charlouis' (see also Yaws) 102.9
  • Frambesia, frambesial (tropica) (see also Yaws) 102.9
    • initial lesion or ulcer 102.0
  • Parangi (see also Yaws) 102.9
  • Pian (see also Yaws) 102.9
  • Treponematosis 102.9
    • due to
      • T. pallidum - see Syphilis
      • T. pertenue (yaws) (see also Yaws) 102.9
  • Yaws 102.9
    • bone or joint lesions 102.6
    • cutaneous, less than five years after infection 102.2
    • early (cutaneous) (macular) (maculopapular) (micropapular) (papular) 102.2
    • hyperkeratosis (early) (late) (palmar) (plantar) 102.3
    • juxta-articular nodules 102.7
    • late nodular (ulcerated) 102.4
    • latent (without clinical manifestations) (with positive serology) 102.8
    • multiple papillomata 102.1
    • nodular, late (ulcerated) 102.4
    • papilloma, papillomata (palmar) (plantar) 102.1
    • periostitis (hypertrophic) 102.6
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