Specific code 2009 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 132.9
Pediculosis unspecified
  • Short description: PEDICULOSIS NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 132.9 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 132.9 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2009 version of ICD-9-CM 132.9.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 132.9: 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Infestation by Pediculus
  • Lice
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 132.9 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM B85.2 Pediculosis, unspecified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 132.9:
  • Infestation 134.9
    • lice (see also infestation, pediculus) 132.9
    • louse (see also Infestation, pediculus) 132.9
  • Lice (infestation) 132.9
    • body (pediculus corporis) 132.1
    • head (pediculus capitis) 132.0
    • pubic (pediculus pubis) 132.2
  • Pediculosis (infestation) 132.9
    • capitis (head louse) (any site) 132.0
    • corporis (body louse) (any site) 132.1
    • pubis (pubic louse) (any site) 132.2
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