Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 117.5
Cryptococcosis
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 117.5 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 117.5 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Cryptococcal meningitis
  • Cryptococcal pneumonia
  • Cryptococcosis of bone
  • Cryptococcosis pneumonia
  • Cutaneous cryptococcosis
  • Disseminated cryptococcosis
  • Osseous cryptococcosis
  • Pulmonary cryptococcosis
Clinical Information
  • An acute or chronic, localized or disseminated infection by cryptococcus neoformans. Sites of involvement include the lungs, central nervous system and meninges, skin, and visceral organs.
  • Infection with a fungus of the species cryptococcus neoformans.
Applies To
  • Busse-Buschke's disease
  • European cryptococcosis
  • Infection by Cryptococcus neoformans
  • Pulmonary cryptococcosis
  • Systemic cryptococcosis
  • Torula
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 117.5 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM B45.0 Pulmonary cryptococcosis
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM B45.7 Disseminated cryptococcosis
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM B45.9 Cryptococcosis, unspecified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 117.5:
  • Blastomycosis, blastomycotic (chronic) (cutaneous) (disseminated) (lung) (pulmonary) (systemic) 116.0
    • European 117.5
  • Busse-Buschke disease (cryptococcosis) 117.5
  • Cryptococcosis (European) (pulmonary) (systemic) 117.5
  • Cryptococcus 117.5
    • epidermicus 117.5
    • neoformans, infection by 117.5
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • Busse-Buschke (cryptococcosis) 117.5
  • European blastomycosis 117.5
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
    • Cryptococcus neoformans 117.5
    • Torula histolytica 117.5
  • Neoformans cryptococcus infection 117.5
  • Torula, torular (infection) 117.5
    • histolytica 117.5
    • lung 117.5
  • Torulosis 117.5
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