ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 22, 2017

See: Plasmodium falciparum malaria

  ICD-10 Code for Plasmodium falciparum malaria, unspecified B50.9

B50.9 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

B50.9 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 1 Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
Section B50-B64 Protozoal diseases (B50-B64)
Category B50 Plasmodium falciparum malaria

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Related Terms to “Plasmodium falciparum malaria, unspecified”

  • Chagres fever - B50.9
  • Estivo-autumnal malaria(fever) - B50.9
  • Fever(inanition) (of unknown origin) (persistent) (with chills) (with rigor) - R50.9
    • Chagres - B50.9
    • continued malarial - B50.9
    • estivo-autumnal(malarial) - B50.9
    • intermittent(bilious) — See also Malaria
      • pernicious - B50.9
    • Panama(malarial) - B50.9
    • subtertian - B50.9
  • Malaria, malarial(fever) - B54
    • algid - B50.9
    • continued(fever) - B50.9
    • estivo-autumnal - B50.9
    • falciparum - B50.9
    • tertian(benign) — See also Malaria, vivax
      • malignant - B50.9
    • tropical - B50.9
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