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

See: Hookworm diseases

  ICD-10 Code for Hookworm disease, unspecified B76.9

B76.9 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

B76.9 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 1 Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
Section B65-B83 Helminthiases (B65-B83)
Category B76 Hookworm diseases

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Cutaneous larva migrans NOS
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Related Terms to “Hookworm disease, unspecified”

  • Anemia(essential) (general) (hemoglobin deficiency) (infantile) (primary) (profound) - D64.9
    • brickmaker's - B76.9
    • Egyptian - B76.9
    • epidemic - B76.9See also Ancylostomiasis
    • hookworm - B76.9
    • miner's - B76.9
    • tropical - B76.9
  • Brickmakers' anemia - B76.9
  • Chlorosis - D50.9
    • Egyptian - B76.9
    • miner's - B76.9
  • ChorioretinitisSee also Inflammation, chorioretinal
    • Egyptian - B76.9
    • miner's - B76.9
  • Coolie itch - B76.9
  • Creeping
    • eruption - B76.9
  • CutaneousSee also condition
    • larva migrans - B76.9
  • Disease, diseasedSee also Syndrome
    • hookworm - B76.9
    • sandworm - B76.9
  • Eruption
    • creeping - B76.9
    • skin(nonspecific) - R21
      • creeping(meaning hookworm) - B76.9
  • Griesinger's disease - B76.9
  • Ground itch - B76.9
  • Hookworm(anemia) (disease) (infection) (infestation) - B76.9
  • Infection, infected, infective(opportunistic) - B99.9
    • hookworm - B76.9
  • Infestation - B88.9
    • hookworm - B76.9
  • Itch, itchingSee also Pruritus
    • coolie - B76.9
    • dew - B76.9
    • ground - B76.9
    • water - B76.9
  • Larva migrans
    • cutaneous - B76.9
  • Uncinariasis - B76.9
  • Water
    • itch - B76.9
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to B76.9 Hookworm disease, unspecified

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