2017/18 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B50.8

Other severe and complicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria

Applicable To
  • Severe or complicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria NOS
The following code(s) above B50.8 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
In this context, annotation back-references refer to codes that contain:
  • Applicable To annotations, or
  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
  • Excludes2 annotations, or
  • Includes annotations, or
  • Note annotations, or
  • Use Additional annotations
that may be applicable to B50.8:
  • A00-B99
    2018 ICD-10-CM Range A00-B99

    Certain infectious and parasitic diseases

    Includes
    • diseases generally recognized as communicable or transmissible
    Type 1 Excludes
    • certain localized infections - see body system-related chapters
    Type 2 Excludes
    • carrier or suspected carrier of infectious disease (Z22.-)
    • infectious and parasitic diseases complicating pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O98.-)
    • infectious and parasitic diseases specific to the perinatal period (P35-P39)
    • influenza and other acute respiratory infections (J00-J22)
    Use Additional
    • code to identify resistance to antimicrobial drugs (Z16.-)
    Certain infectious and parasitic diseases
  • B50-B64
    2018 ICD-10-CM Range B50-B64

    Protozoal diseases

    Type 1 Excludes
    • amebiasis (A06.-)
    • other protozoal intestinal diseases (A07.-)
    Protozoal diseases
  • B50
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B50

    Plasmodium falciparum malaria

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Includes
    • mixed infections of Plasmodium falciparum with any other Plasmodium species
    Plasmodium falciparum malaria
Approximate Synonyms ICD-10-CM B50.8 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v35.0):

Convert B50.8 to ICD-9-CM

Code History

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to B50.8:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To B50.8
B48 Other mycoses, not elsewhere classified
B48.0 Lobomycosis
B48.1 Rhinosporidiosis
B48.2 Allescheriasis
B48.3 Geotrichosis
B48.4 Penicillosis
B48.8 Other specified mycoses
B49 Unspecified mycosis
B50 Plasmodium falciparum malaria
B50.0 Plasmodium falciparum malaria with cerebral complications
B50.8 Other severe and complicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria
B50.9 Plasmodium falciparum malaria, unspecified
B51 Plasmodium vivax malaria
B51.0 Plasmodium vivax malaria with rupture of spleen
B51.8 Plasmodium vivax malaria with other complications
B51.9 Plasmodium vivax malaria without complication
B52 Plasmodium malariae malaria
B52.0 Plasmodium malariae malaria with nephropathy
B52.8 Plasmodium malariae malaria with other complications
B52.9 Plasmodium malariae malaria without complication
B53 Other specified malaria

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