Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 123.4
Diphyllobotherriasis intestinal
  • Short description: Diphyllobothrias intest.
  • ICD-9-CM 123.4 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 123.4 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2011 version of ICD-9-CM 123.4.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 123.4: 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Diphyllobothriasis
Applies To
  • Diphyllobothrium (adult) (latum) (pacificum) infection
  • Fish tapeworm (infection)
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 123.4 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM B70.0 Diphyllobothriasis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 123.4:
  • Anemia 285.9
    • bothriocephalus 123.4
    • dibothriocephalus 123.4
    • Diphyllobothrium 123.4
    • due to
      • antineoplastic chemotherapy 285.3
      • blood loss (chronic) 280.0
      • chemotherapy, antineoplastic 285.3
      • defect of Embden-Meyerhof pathway glycolysis 282.3
      • disorder of glutathione metabolism 282.2
      • drug - see Anemia, by type (see also Table of Drugs and Chemicals)
        • chemotherapy, antineoplastic 285.3
      • fetal blood loss 776.5
      • fish tapeworm (D. latum) infestation 123.4
      • glutathione metabolism disorder 282.2
      • hemorrhage (chronic) 280.0
      • hexose monophosphate (HMP) shunt deficiency 282.2
      • impaired absorption 280.9
      • loss of blood (chronic) 280.0
      • myxedema 244.9
      • Necator americanus 126.1
      • prematurity 776.6
      • selective vitamin B12 malabsorption with proteinuria 281.1
    • fish tapeworm (D. latum) infestation 123.4
  • Bothriocephalus latus infestation 123.4
  • Dibothriocephaliasis 123.4
  • Dibothriocephalus (infection) (infestation) (latus) 123.4
  • Diphyllobothriasis (intestine) 123.4
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
    • Diphyllobothrium (adult) (latum) (pacificum) 123.4
    • fish tapeworm 123.4
  • Infestation 134.9
    • Bothriocephalus (latus) 123.4
    • broad tapeworm 123.4
    • Dibothriocephalus (latus) 123.4
    • Diphyllobothrium (adult) (intestinal) (latum) (pacificum) 123.4
    • fish tapeworm 123.4
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