B85.0 PEDICULOSIS DUE TO PEDICULUS HUMANUS CAPITIS

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: B85.0

Short Description: Pediculosis due to Pediculus humanus capitis

Long Description: Pediculosis due to Pediculus humanus capitis

Code Classification:

  • Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00–B99)
    • Pediculosis, acariasis and other infestations (B85-B89)
      • Pediculosis and phthiriasis (B85)
        • B85.0 Pediculosis due to Pediculus humanus capitis

Code Version: 2017 ICD-10-CM

Diagnostic Related Group(s)

The code B85.0 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v34.0)
  • Minor Skin Disorders With Mcc (606)
  • Minor Skin Disorders Without Mcc (607)

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code B85.0 has the following ICD-10-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Inclusion Terms:
    • Head-louse infestation

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
B85.0 Right Arrow 132.0 Pediculus capitis
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 B85 Pediculosis and phthiriasis
2 B85.1 Pediculosis due to Pediculus humanus corporis
3 B85.2 Pediculosis, unspecified
4 B85.3 Phthiriasis
5 B85.4 Mixed pediculosis and phthiriasis



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