2017/18 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B72

Dracunculiasis

Includes
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  • guinea worm infection
  • infection due to Dracunculus medinensis
The following code(s) above B72 contain annotation back-references
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that may be applicable to B72:
  • 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
Approximate Synonyms Clinical Information ICD-10-CM B72 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v35.0):

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Code History

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to B72:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To B72
B69.89 Cysticercosis of other sites
B69.9 Cysticercosis, unspecified
B70 Diphyllobothriasis and sparganosis
B70.0 Diphyllobothriasis
B70.1 Sparganosis
B71 Other cestode infections
B71.0 Hymenolepiasis
B71.1 Dipylidiasis
B71.8 Other specified cestode infections
B71.9 Cestode infection, unspecified
B72 Dracunculiasis
B73 Onchocerciasis
B73.0 Onchocerciasis with eye disease
B73.00 Onchocerciasis with eye involvement, unspecified
B73.01 Onchocerciasis with endophthalmitis
B73.02 Onchocerciasis with glaucoma
B73.09 Onchocerciasis with other eye involvement
B73.1 Onchocerciasis without eye disease
B74 Filariasis
B74.0 Filariasis due to Wuchereria bancrofti
B74.1 Filariasis due to Brugia malayi

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