ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Jan 23, 2019

See: Pediculosis and phthiriasis

  ICD-10 Code for Pediculosis due to Pediculus humanus capitis B85.0

B85.0 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

B85.0 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 1 Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
Section B85-B89 Pediculosis, acariasis and other infestations (B85-B89)
Category B85 Pediculosis and phthiriasis

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Head-louse infestation
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