2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B67

Echinococcosis

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 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 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM B67 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of B67 - other international versions of ICD-10 B67 may differ.
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  • hydatidosis
The following code(s) above B67 contain annotation back-references
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that may be applicable to B67:
  • 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
Clinical Information
  • 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.
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
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To B67
B65.9 Schistosomiasis, unspecified
B66 Other fluke infections
B66.0 Opisthorchiasis
B66.1 Clonorchiasis
B66.2 Dicroceliasis
B66.3 Fascioliasis
B66.4 Paragonimiasis
B66.5 Fasciolopsiasis
B66.8 Other specified fluke infections
B66.9 Fluke infection, unspecified
B67 Echinococcosis
B67.0 Echinococcus granulosus infection of liver
B67.1 Echinococcus granulosus infection of lung
B67.2 Echinococcus granulosus infection of bone
B67.3 Echinococcus granulosus infection, other and multiple sites
B67.31 Echinococcus granulosus infection, thyroid gland
B67.32 Echinococcus granulosus infection, multiple sites
B67.39 Echinococcus granulosus infection, other sites
B67.4 Echinococcus granulosus infection, unspecified
B67.5 Echinococcus multilocularis infection of liver
B67.6 Echinococcus multilocularis infection, other and multiple sites

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