2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B88.1

Tungiasis [sandflea infestation]

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • B88.1 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 B88.1 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of B88.1 - other international versions of ICD-10 B88.1 may differ.
The following code(s) above B88.1 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 B88.1:
  • 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
Approximate Synonyms
  • Tunga penetrans infestation
  • Tungiasis
Clinical Information
  • An infestation with the flea tunga penetrans causing inflammation, pruritus, and pain, in both humans and other mammals. There is a high incidence of secondary infections such as bacteremia and tetanus.
ICD-10-CM B88.1 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 606 Minor skin disorders with mcc
  • 607 Minor skin disorders without mcc

Convert B88.1 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

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to B88.1:
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • chigo, chigoe B88.1
    • jigger B88.1
  • Infestation B88.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B88.9

    Infestation, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Infestation (skin) NOS
    • Infestation by mites NOS
    • Skin parasites NOS
    • chigo, chigoe B88.1
    • sandflea B88.1
    • Tunga penetrans B88.1
  • Jigger disease B88.1
  • Tungiasis B88.1

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To B88.1
B87.2 Ocular myiasis
B87.3 Nasopharyngeal myiasis
B87.4 Aural myiasis
B87.8 Myiasis of other sites
B87.81 Genitourinary myiasis
B87.82 Intestinal myiasis
B87.89 Myiasis of other sites
B87.9 Myiasis, unspecified
B88 Other infestations
B88.0 Other acariasis
B88.1 Tungiasis [sandflea infestation]
B88.2 Other arthropod infestations
B88.3 External hirudiniasis
B88.8 Other specified infestations
B88.9 Infestation, unspecified
B89 Unspecified parasitic disease
B90 Sequelae of tuberculosis
B90.0 Sequelae of central nervous system tuberculosis
B90.1 Sequelae of genitourinary tuberculosis
B90.2 Sequelae of tuberculosis of bones and joints
B90.8 Sequelae of tuberculosis of other organs

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.