2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 528.1
- ICD-9-CM 528.1 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 528.1 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
- A severe gangrenous process occurring predominantly in debilitated and malnourished children, especially in underdeveloped countries. It typically begins as a small vesicle or ulcer on the gingiva that rapidly becomes necrotic and spreads to produce extensive destruction of the buccal and labial mucosa and tissues of the face, which may result in severe disfigurement and even death. Various bacteria have been implicated in the etiology. (Dorland, 27th ed)
- Gangrene of the mucous membranes of the mouth leading to ulcers and destruction of the soft tissues of the face and bones. It usually occurs in malnourished children in areas of poor sanitation and immunocompromised patients
- Gangrenous stomatitis
Convert to ICD-10-CM
converts approximately to:
- 2015 ICD-10-CM A69.0 Necrotizing ulcerative stomatitis