B55.0 VISCERAL LEISHMANIASIS

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: B55.0

Short Description: Visceral leishmaniasis

Long Description: Visceral leishmaniasis

Code Classification:

  • Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00–B99)
    • Protozoal diseases (B50-B64)
      • Leishmaniasis (B55)
        • B55.0 Visceral leishmaniasis

Code Version: 2017 ICD-10-CM

Diagnostic Related Group(s)

The code B55.0 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)

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code B55.0 has the following ICD-10-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Inclusion Terms:
    • Kala-azar
    • Post-kala-azar dermal leishmaniasis

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
B55.0 Right Arrow 085.0 Visceral leishmaniasis
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 B55 Leishmaniasis
2 B55.1 Cutaneous leishmaniasis
3 B55.2 Mucocutaneous leishmaniasis
4 B55.9 Leishmaniasis, unspecified



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