Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 084.6
Malaria, unspecified
  • Short description: Malaria NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 084.6 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 084.6 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2012 version of ICD-9-CM 084.6.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 084.6: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Malaria
  • Malaria in childbirth
  • Malaria in pregnancy
  • Malarial fever
  • Maternal malaria during pregnancy
  • Maternal malaria during pregnancy - baby delivered
  • Maternal malaria in pregnancy, after childbirth
  • Postpartum malaria
Applies To
  • Malaria (fever) NOS
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 084.6 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM B54 Unspecified malaria
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 084.6:
  • Ague (see also Malaria) 084.6
    • dumb 084.6
  • Anemia 285.9
    • malarial (see also Malaria) 084.6
    • marsh (see also Malaria) 084.6
    • paludal (see also Malaria) 084.6
  • Cameroon fever (see also Malaria) 084.6
  • Chill(s) 780.64
    • congestive 780.99
      • in malarial regions 084.6
  • Congestion, congestive
    • chill 780.99
      • malarial (see also Malaria) 084.6
    • malaria, malarial (brain) (fever) (see also Malaria) 084.6
  • Corsican fever (see also Malaria) 084.6
  • Diarrhea, diarrheal (acute) (autumn) (bilious) (bloody) (catarrhal) (choleraic) (chronic) (gravis) (green) (infantile) (lienteric) (noninfectious) (presumed noninfectious) (putrefactive) (secondary) (sporadic) (summer) (symptomatic) (thermic) 787.91
    • malarial (see also Malaria) 084.6
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • malarial (see also Malaria) 084.6
  • Dumb ague (see also Malaria) 084.6
  • Dysentery, dysenteric (bilious) (catarrhal) (diarrhea) (epidemic) (gangrenous) (hemorrhagic) (infectious) (sporadic) (tropical) (ulcerative) 009.0
    • malarial (see also Malaria) 084.6
  • Fever 780.60
    • with chills 780.60
      • in malarial regions (see also Malaria) 084.6
    • and ague (see also Malaria) 084.6
    • Cameroon (see also Malaria) 084.6
    • congestive
      • malarial (see also Malaria) 084.6
      • remittent (see also Malaria) 084.6
    • Corsican (see also Malaria) 084.6
    • gastromalarial (see also Malaria) 084.6
    • intermittent (bilious) (see also Malaria) 084.6
      • hepatic (CharcĂ´t) - see Choledocholithiasis
      • of unknown origin (see also Pyrexia) 780.60
      • pernicious 084.0
    • malaria, malarial (see also Malaria) 084.6
    • marsh (see also Malaria) 084.6
    • miasmatic (see also Malaria) 084.6
    • paludal (see also Malaria) 084.6
    • remittent (bilious) (congestive) (gastric) (see also Malaria) 084.6
    • typhomalarial (see also Malaria) 084.6
  • Hyperpyrexia 780.60
    • malarial (see also Malaria) 084.6
  • Malaria, malarial (fever) 084.6
    • carrier (suspected) of V02.9
    • complicating pregnancy, childbirth, or puerperium 647.4
    • congestion, congestive 084.6
    • falciparum (malignant tertian) 084.0
    • hemorrhagic 084.6
    • induced (therapeutically) 084.7
      • accidental - see Malaria, by type
    • malignant (tertian) 084.0
    • recurrent 084.6
      • induced (therapeutically) 084.7
        • accidental - see Malaria, by type
    • remittent 084.6
    • specified types NEC 084.4
    • spleen 084.6
    • typhoid 084.6
    • vivax (benign tertian) 084.1
  • Marsh fever (see also Malaria) 084.6
  • Neuralgia, neuralgic (acute) (see also Neuritis) 729.2
    • malarial (see also Malaria) 084.6
  • Remittent fever (malarial) 084.6
  • Splenitis (interstitial) (malignant) (nonspecific) 289.59
    • malarial (see also Malaria) 084.6
  • Splenomegaly 789.2
    • malarial (see also Malaria) 084.6
  • Toxemia 799.89
    • malarial NEC (see also Malaria) 084.6
  • Typhomalaria (fever) (see also Malaria) 084.6
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