Specific code 2010 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 123.8
Other specified cestode infection
  • Short description: Cestode infection NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 123.8 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 123.8 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 123.8.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 123.8: 2011 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Coenurosis
  • Dipylidiasis
  • Disease due to Anoplocephalidae
  • Disease due to Caryophyllaeidae
  • Disease due to cestodes of order Caryophyllidea
  • Disease due to Davaineidae
  • Disease due to Fimbriariidae
  • Disease due to Linstowiidae
  • Disease due to Mesocestoididae
  • Disease due to Thysanosomidae
  • Infection by Amoebotaenia
  • Infection by Bertiella
  • Infection by Coenurosis serialis
  • Infection by Digramma
  • Infection by Diplogonoporus
  • Infection by Diplogonoporus grandis
  • Infection by Dipylidium caninum
  • Infection by Ligula
  • Infection by Metroliasthes
  • Infection by Moniezia expansa
  • Infection by Multiceps multiceps
  • Infection by Stachylepis
  • Infection by Stilesia globipunctata
  • Infection by Stilesia hepatica
  • Infection by tapeworm larvae
  • Infection by Vampirolepis
Applies To
  • Diplogonoporus (grandis) infection
  • Dipylidium (caninum) infection
  • Dog tapeworm (infection)
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 123.8 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM B71.1 Dipylidiasis
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM B71.8 Other specified cestode infections
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 123.8:
  • Bertielliasis 123.8
  • Cestode infestation NEC 123.9
    • specified type NEC 123.8
  • Coenurosis 123.8
  • Dipylidiasis 123.8
    • intestine 123.8
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
    • Diplogonoporus (grandis) 123.8
    • Dipylidium (caninum) 123.8
    • dog tapeworm 123.8
  • Infestation 134.9
    • cestodes 123.9
      • specified type NEC 123.8
    • Diplogonoporus (grandis) 123.8
    • Dipylidium (caninum) 123.8
    • dog tapeworm 123.8
  • Raillietiniasis 123.8
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