ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 23, 2017
  ICD-10 Code for Cercarial dermatitis B65.3

B65.3 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

B65.3 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 1 Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
Section B65-B83 Helminthiases (B65-B83)
Category B65 Schistosomiasis [bilharziasis]

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Inclusion Term
  • Swimmer's itch
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Related Terms to “Cercarial dermatitis”

  • BilharziasisSee also Schistosomiasis
    • cutaneous - B65.3
  • Clam digger's itch - B65.3
  • Dermatitis(eczematous) - L30.9
    • cercarial - B65.3
    • schistosome - B65.3
  • Infestation - B88.9
  • Itch, itchingSee also Pruritus
    • clam digger's - B65.3
    • swimmer's - B65.3
  • Schistosomiasis - B65.9
    • cutaneous - B65.3
  • Swimmer's
    • itch - B65.3
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Questions related to B65.3 Cercarial dermatitis

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