2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B57.2

Chagas' disease (chronic) with heart involvement

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • B57.2 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM B57.2 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of B57.2 - other international versions of ICD-10 B57.2 may differ.
Applicable To
  • American trypanosomiasis NOS
  • Chagas' disease (chronic) NOS
  • Chagas' disease (chronic) with myocarditis
  • Trypanosomiasis NOS
The following code(s) above B57.2 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 B57.2:
  • A00-B99
    2020 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
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range B50-B64

    Protozoal diseases

    Type 1 Excludes
    • amebiasis (A06.-)
    • other protozoal intestinal diseases (A07.-)
    Protozoal diseases
  • B57
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B57

    Chagas' disease

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Includes
    • American trypanosomiasis
    • infection due to Trypanosoma cruzi
    Chagas' disease
Approximate Synonyms
  • Chagas disease with heart involvement
  • Chagas' disease with heart involvement
Clinical Information
  • A parasitic infection caused by trypanosoma cruzi. It is transmitted by insect bites. It is characterized by an acute and chronic phase; in the acute phase patients may have fever, malaise, and swelling at the site of the insect bite. In the chronic phase patients develop hepatosplenomegaly, lymphadenopathy, cardiomyopathy and arrhythmias.
  • Chagas disease is caused by a parasite. It is common in latin america but not in the United States. Infected blood-sucking bugs, sometimes called kissing bugs, spread it. When an infected bug bites you, usually on your face, it leaves behind infected waste. You can get the infection if you rub it in your eyes or nose, the bite wound or a cut. The disease can also spread through contaminated food, a blood transfusion, a donated organ or from mother to baby during pregnancy.if you notice symptoms, they might include
    • fever
    • flu-like symptoms
    • a rash
    • a swollen eyelid
    these early symptoms usually go away. However, if you don't treat the infection, it remains. Later, it can cause serious intestinal and heart problems. Medicines can kill the parasite, especially early on. You can also treat related problems. For example, a pacemaker helps with certain heart complications. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
  • Infection with protozoa of the genus trypanosoma causes diseases including african sleeping sickness and chaga's disease in humans, and nagana and surra in animals.
  • Infection with protozoa of the genus trypanosoma.
  • Infection with the protozoan parasite trypanosoma cruzi, a form of trypanosomiasis endemic in central and south america. It is named after the brazilian physician carlos chagas, who discovered the parasite. Infection by the parasite (positive serologic result only) is distinguished from the clinical manifestations that develop years later, such as destruction of parasympathetic ganglia; chagas cardiomyopathy; and dysfunction of the esophagus or colon.
  • Infekce prvokem rodu trypanosoma.
ICD-10-CM B57.2 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 314 Other circulatory system diagnoses with mcc
  • 315 Other circulatory system diagnoses with cc
  • 316 Other circulatory system diagnoses without cc/mcc

Convert B57.2 to ICD-9-CM

Code History
  • 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
  • 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): No change
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change
Code annotations containing back-references to B57.2:
  • Type 1 Excludes: I41
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I41

    Myocarditis in diseases classified elsewhere

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    Code First
    Type 1 Excludes

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to B57.2:
  • Cardiomyopathy (familial) (idiopathic) I42.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I42.9

    Cardiomyopathy, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Cardiomyopathy (primary) (secondary) NOS
  • Chagas' (-Mazza) disease (chronic) B57.2
    • with
      • cardiovascular involvement NEC B57.2
      • myocarditis B57.2
  • Trypanosomiasis
    • where
      • Chagas' disease is prevalent B57.2

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To B57.2
B55.1 Cutaneous leishmaniasis
B55.2 Mucocutaneous leishmaniasis
B55.9 Leishmaniasis, unspecified
B56 African trypanosomiasis
B56.0 Gambiense trypanosomiasis
B56.1 Rhodesiense trypanosomiasis
B56.9 African trypanosomiasis, unspecified
B57 Chagas' disease
B57.0 Acute Chagas' disease with heart involvement
B57.1 Acute Chagas' disease without heart involvement
B57.2 Chagas' disease (chronic) with heart involvement
B57.3 Chagas' disease (chronic) with digestive system involvement
B57.30 Chagas' disease with digestive system involvement, unspecified
B57.31 Megaesophagus in Chagas' disease
B57.32 Megacolon in Chagas' disease
B57.39 Other digestive system involvement in Chagas' disease
B57.4 Chagas' disease (chronic) with nervous system involvement
B57.40 Chagas' disease with nervous system involvement, unspecified
B57.41 Meningitis in Chagas' disease
B57.42 Meningoencephalitis in Chagas' disease
B57.49 Other nervous system involvement in Chagas' disease

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