Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 123.9
Cestode infection unspecified
  • Short description: Cestode infection NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 123.9 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 123.9 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 123.9.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 123.9: 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Cestode infection
Applies To
  • Tapeworm (infection) NOS
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 123.9 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM B71.9 Cestode infection, unspecified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 123.9:
  • Cestode infestation NEC 123.9
  • Cestodiasis 123.9
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • brain 348.9
      • Alzheimer's 331.0
        • with dementia - see Alzheimer's, dementia
      • arterial, artery 437.9
      • arteriosclerotic 437.0
      • congenital 742.9
      • degenerative - see Degeneration, brain
      • inflammatory - see also Encephalitis
        • late effect - see category 326
      • organic 348.9
      • parasitic NEC 123.9
      • Pick's 331.11
      • senile 331.2
    • parasitic NEC 136.9
      • cerebral NEC 123.9
      • intestinal NEC 129
      • mouth 112.0
      • skin NEC 134.9
      • specified type - see Infestation
      • tongue 112.0
  • Epilepsy, epileptic (idiopathic) 345.9
    • parasitic NEC 123.9
  • Infestation 134.9
    • cestodes 123.9
  • Tapeworm (infection) (infestation) (see also Infestation, tapeworm) 123.9
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