ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 21, 2017

See: Ascariasis with other complications

  ICD-10 Code for Ascariasis pneumonia B77.81

B77.81 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

B77.81 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 1 Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
Section B65-B83 Helminthiases (B65-B83)
Category B77 Ascariasis

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Related Terms to “Ascariasis pneumonia”

  • Ascariasis - B77.9
    • with
      • pneumonia, pneumonitis - B77.81
  • Pneumonia(acute) (double) (migratory) (purulent) (septic) (unresolved) - J18.9
    • Ascaris - B77.81
    • in(due to)
      • ascariasis - B77.81
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