B79 TRICHURIASIS

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: B79

Short Description: Trichuriasis

Long Description: Trichuriasis

Code Classification:

  • Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00–B99)
    • Helminthiases (B65-B83)
      • Trichuriasis (B79)
        • B79 Trichuriasis

Code Version: 2017 ICD-10-CM

Diagnostic Related Group(s)

The code B79 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v34.0)
  • Esophagitis, Gastroenteritis And Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders With Mcc (391)
  • Esophagitis, Gastroenteritis And Miscellaneous Digestive Disorders Without Mcc (392)

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code B79 has the following ICD-10-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Includes Notes:
    • trichocephaliasis
    • whipworm (disease)(infection)

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
B79 Right Arrow 127.3 Trichuriasis
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.

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This page was last updated on: 1/1/2018