B51.8 PLASMODIUM VIVAX MALARIA WITH OTHER COMPLICATIONS

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: B51.8

Short Description: Plasmodium vivax malaria with other complications

Long Description: Plasmodium vivax malaria with other complications

Code Classification:

  • Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00–B99)
    • Protozoal diseases (B50-B64)
      • Plasmodium vivax malaria (B51)
        • B51.8 Plasmodium vivax malaria with other complications

Code Version: 2017 ICD-10-CM

Diagnostic Related Group(s)

The code B51.8 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v34.0)
  • Other Infectious And Parasitic Diseases Diagnoses With Mcc (867)
  • Other Infectious And Parasitic Diseases Diagnoses With Cc (868)
  • Other Infectious And Parasitic Diseases Diagnoses Without Cc/mcc (869)

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
B51.8 Right Arrow 084.9 Malaria complicated NEC
This ICD-10 to ICD-9 data is based on the 2015 General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) files published by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for informational purposes only. The data is not an ICD-10 conversion tool and doesn’t guarantee clinical accuracy.

Similar Codes

No. ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
1 B51 Plasmodium vivax malaria
2 B51.0 Plasmodium vivax malaria with rupture of spleen
3 B51.9 Plasmodium vivax malaria without complication



This page was last updated on: 1/1/2017