Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 103.9
Pinta, unspecified
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 103.9 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 103.9 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: 103.9 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM A67.9 Pinta, unspecified
Approximate Synonyms
  • Pinta
Clinical Information
  • An endemic bacterial infection caused by treponema carateum. It is manifested with chronic cutaneous lesions. The early lesions consist of papules and erythematous plaques. The late lesions consist of hypochromic, achromic, hyperpigmented and atrophic lesions. The late skin lesions may cause destruction of bones and cartilage and produce disfiguring changes
  • An infectious disease of the skin caused by treponema carateum that occurs only in the western hemisphere. Age of onset is between 10 and 20 years of age. This condition is characterized by marked changes in the skin color and is believed to be transmitted by direct person-to-person contact
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 103.9:
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
  • Mal
    • de los pintos (see also Pinta) 103.9
  • Pinta 103.9
    • cardiovascular lesions 103.2
    • erythematous plaques 103.1
    • hyperchromic lesions 103.1
    • skin lesions (achromic) (cicatricial) (dyschromic) 103.2
      • hyperchromic 103.1
      • mixed (achromic and hyperchromic) 103.3
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