ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Oct 23, 2017

See: Dracunculiasis

  ICD-10 Code for Dracunculiasis B72

B72 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

B72 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 1 Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
Section B65-B83 Helminthiases (B65-B83)
Category B72 Dracunculiasis

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Includes
  • guinea worm infection
  • infection due to Dracunculus medinensis
See also ICD 10 code for

Related Terms to “Dracunculiasis”

  • Arthritis, arthritic(acute) (chronic) (nonpyogenic) (subacute) - M19.90
    • due to or associated with
      • dracontiasis - B72See also category M01
    • in(due to)
      • dracontiasis(dracunculiasis) - B72See also category M01
  • Dracontiasis - B72
  • Dracunculiasis, dracunculosis - B72
  • Guinea worms(infection) (infestation) - B72
  • Infection, infected, infective(opportunistic) - B99.9
    • Dracunculus medinensis - B72
    • guinea worm - B72
    • Medina(worm) - B72
  • Infestation - B88.9
    • Dracunculus medinensis - B72
    • dragon worm - B72
    • filarial - B74.9
      • due to
        • Dracunculus medinensis - B72
        • guinea worm - B72
    • guinea worm - B72
    • helminth - B83.9
    • Medina(worm) - B72
  • Worm(s) (infection) (infestation)See also Infestation, helminth
    • guinea - B72
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Questions related to B72 Dracunculiasis

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