Specific code 2010 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 042
Human immunodeficiency virus (hiv) disease
  • Short description: Human immuno virus dis.
  • ICD-9-CM 042 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 042 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2010 version of ICD-9-CM 042.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 042: 2011 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS)
  • Acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) in childbirth
  • Acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) postpartum
  • Acquired immune deficiency syndrome-related nephropathy
  • Aids
  • AIDS (acquired immune deficiency syndrome)
  • AIDS in childbirth
  • AIDS w neuropathy
  • AIDS w polyneuropathy
  • AIDS wasting disease
  • AIDS with dementia
  • AIDS with neuropathy (nerve disease)
  • AIDS with polyneuropathy (multiple nerve disease)
  • AIDS, CDC stage A3
  • AIDS, CDC stage B3
  • AIDS, CDC stage C1
  • AIDS, CDC stage C2
  • AIDS, CDC stage C3
  • Cachexia associated with AIDS
  • Dementia associated with AIDS
  • Dementia due to AIDS
  • HIV CDC category A3 (AIDS)
  • HIV CDC category B3 (AIDS)
  • HIV CDC category C1 (AIDS)
  • HIV CDC category C2 (AIDS)
  • HIV CDC category C3 (AIDS)
  • HIV infection symptomatic
  • HIV infection symptomatic B1
  • HIV infection symptomatic B2
  • HIV lipoatrophy
  • HIV related non Hodgkins lymphoma
  • HIV1 infection, symptomatic
  • Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) category A3 (AIDS) (finding)
  • Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) category B3 (AIDS) (finding)
  • Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) category C1 (AIDS) (finding)
  • Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) category C2 (AIDS) (finding)
  • Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) category C3 (AIDS) (finding)
  • Human immunodeficiency virus myelitis (disorder)
  • Lipoatrophy due to HIV infection and treatment
  • Myelitis due to HIV
  • Nephropathy due to HIV
  • Neuropathy due to human immunodeficiency virus (disorder)
  • Non-Hodgkin lymphoma associated with Human immunodeficiency virus infection
  • Non-Hodgkin lymphoma w HIV
  • Polyneuropathy associated with AIDS (disorder)
  • Postpartum aids
  • Postpartum aids (after childbirth)
  • Symptomatic HIV 1 infection
  • Symptomatic HIV infection
  • Symptomatic HIV infection category b1
  • Symptomatic HIV infection category b2
  • Symptomatic human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) 1 infection
  • Symptomatic human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection category B1
  • Symptomatic human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection category B2
  • Symptomatic human immunodeficiency virus infection
042 Excludes
  • asymptomatic HIV infection status (V08)
  • exposure to HIV virus (V01.79)
  • nonspecific serologic evidence of HIV (795.71)
Applies To
  • Acquired immune deficiency syndrome
  • Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
  • AIDS
  • AIDS-like syndrome
  • AIDS-related complex
  • ARC
  • HIV infection, symptomatic
Use Additional
  • Use additional code(s) to identify all manifestations of HIV
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 042 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM B20 Human immunodeficiency virus [HIV] disease
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 042:
  • AIDS 042
  • AIDS-associated retrovirus (disease) (illness) 042
    • infection - see Human immunodeficiency virus, infection
  • AIDS-associated virus (disease) (illness) 042
    • infection - see Human immunodeficiency virus, infection
  • AIDS-like disease (illness) (syndrome) 042
  • AIDS-related complex 042
  • AIDS-related conditions 042
  • AIDS-related virus (disease) (illness) 042
    • infection - see Human immunodeficiency virus, infection
  • AIDS virus (disease) (illness) 042
    • infection - see Human immunodeficiency virus, infection
  • ARC 042
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • HIV 042
    • human immunodeficiency (virus) 042
  • Human immunodeficiency virus (disease) (illness) 042
    • infection V08
      • with symptoms, symptomatic 042
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
    • HIV V08
      • with symptoms, symptomatic 042
    • human immunodeficiency virus V08
      • with symptoms, symptomatic 042
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • acquired immune deficiency 042
    • acquired immunodeficiency 042
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