Certain infectious and parasitic diseases
2017/18 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B67
2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
- B67 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
- The 2018 edition of ICD-10-CM B67 became effective on October 1, 2017.
- This is the American ICD-10-CM version of B67 - other international versions of ICD-10 B67 may differ.
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that may be applicable to B67
- A parasitic infection caused by tapeworm larvae of echinococcus. It affects livestock and humans. It is characterized by the formation of hydatid cysts mainly in the liver, lungs, spleen, and kidneys. Rupture of the cysts may lead to shock.
- An infection caused by the infestation of the larval form of tapeworms of the genus echinococcus. The liver, lungs, and kidney are the most common areas of infestation.
- 2016 (effective 10/1/2015): New code (first year of non-draft ICD-10-CM)
- 2017 (effective 10/1/2016): No change
- 2018 (effective 10/1/2017): No change
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To B67
Other fluke infections
Other specified fluke infections
Fluke infection, unspecified
Echinococcus granulosus infection of liver
Echinococcus granulosus infection of lung
Echinococcus granulosus infection of bone
Echinococcus granulosus infection, other and multiple sites
Echinococcus granulosus infection, thyroid gland
Echinococcus granulosus infection, multiple sites
Echinococcus granulosus infection, other sites
Echinococcus granulosus infection, unspecified
Echinococcus multilocularis infection of liver
Echinococcus multilocularis infection, other and multiple sites
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