Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 085.0
Visceral [kala-azar] leishmaniasis
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Visceral leishmaniasis.
  • ICD-9-CM 085.0 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 085.0 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Visceral leishmaniasis
Applies To
  • Dumdum fever
  • Infection by Leishmania:
    • donovani
    • infantum
  • Leishmaniasis:
    • dermal, post-kala-azar
    • Mediterranean
    • visceral (Indian)
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 085.0 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM B55.0 Visceral leishmaniasis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 085.0:
  • Assam fever 085.0
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • Sirkari's 085.0
  • Dumdum fever 085.0
  • Dysentery, dysenteric (bilious) (catarrhal) (diarrhea) (epidemic) (gangrenous) (hemorrhagic) (infectious) (sporadic) (tropical) (ulcerative) 009.0
    • leishmanial 085.0
  • Fever 780.60
    • Assam 085.0
    • Burdwan 085.0
    • Dumdum 085.0
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
  • Kala-azar (Indian) (infantile) (Mediterranean) (Sudanese) 085.0
  • Leishmaniasis 085.9
    • dermal - see also Leishmaniasis, cutaneous
      • post kala-azar 085.0
    • infantile 085.0
    • Mediterranean 085.0
    • visceral (Indian) 085.0
  • Leishmanoid, dermal - see also Leishmaniasis, cutaneous
    • post kala-azar 085.0
  • Mediterranean
    • kala-azar 085.0
    • leishmaniasis 085.0
  • Ponos 085.0
  • Sirkari's disease 085.0
  • Sudanese kala-azar 085.0
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