A06.4 Amebic liver abscess

Coding Notes

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Applicable To

Hepatic amebiasis

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Abscess (connective tissue) (embolic) (fistulous) (infective) (metastatic) (multiple) (pernicious) (pyogenic) (septic) L02.91
liver (without mention of brain or lung abscess) A06.4
hepatic (cholangitic) (hematogenic) (lymphogenic) (pylephlebitic) K75.0
liver (cholangitic) (hematogenic) (lymphogenic) (pylephlebitic) (pyogenic) K75.0
amebic (due to Entamoeba histolytica) (dysenteric) (tropical) A06.4
Ameba, amebic (histolytica) See also Amebiasis
abscess (liver) A06.4
Dysentery, dysenteric (catarrhal) (diarrhea) (epidemic) (hemorrhagic) (infectious) (sporadic) (tropical) A09

Sibling Codes

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Code Title
A00-B99 Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
A00-A09 Intestinal infectious diseases (A00-A09)
A06 Amebiasis
A06.4 Amebic liver abscess
Applicable to
Hepatic amebiasis