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

See: Trichuriasis

  ICD-10 Code for Trichuriasis B79

B79 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

B79 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 1 Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
Section B65-B83 Helminthiases (B65-B83)
Category B79 Trichuriasis

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Includes
  • trichocephaliasis
  • whipworm (disease)(infection)
See also ICD 10 code for

Related Terms to “Trichuriasis”

  • Diarrhea, diarrheal(disease) (infantile) (inflammatory) - R19.7
    • due to
      • Trichuris trichiuria - B79
  • Disease, diseasedSee also Syndrome
    • whipworm - B79
  • Infection, infected, infective(opportunistic) - B99.9
    • Trichuris(trichiura) - B79
    • whipworm - B79
  • Infestation - B88.9
  • Prolapse, prolapsed
    • rectum(mucosa) (sphincter) - K62.3
      • due to trichuris trichuria - B79
  • Trichocephaliasis, trichocephalosis - B79
  • Trichocephalus infestation - B79
  • Trichuriasis - B79
  • Trichuris trichiura(infection) (infestation) (any site) - B79
  • Whipworm(disease) (infection) (infestation) - B79
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Questions related to B79 Trichuriasis

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