A06.5 Amebic lung abscess

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Applicable To

Amebic abscess of lung (and liver)

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Abscess (connective tissue) (embolic) (fistulous) (infective) (metastatic) (multiple) (pernicious) (pyogenic) (septic) L02.91
lung (and liver) (without mention of brain abscess) A06.5
liver (cholangitic) (hematogenic) (lymphogenic) (pylephlebitic) (pyogenic) K75.0
amebic (due to Entamoeba histolytica) (dysenteric) (tropical) A06.4
lung (miliary) (putrid) J85.2
amebic (with liver abscess) A06.5

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Code Title
A00-B99 Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
A00-A09 Intestinal infectious diseases (A00-A09)
A06 Amebiasis
A06.5 Amebic lung abscess
Applicable to
Amebic abscess of lung (and liver)