Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 120.3
Cutaneous schistosomiasis
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Cutaneous schistosoma.
  • ICD-9-CM 120.3 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 120.3 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Cercarial dermatitis
Applies To
  • Cercarial dermatitis
  • Infection by cercariae of Schistosoma
  • Schistosome dermatitis
  • Swimmers' itch
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 120.3 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM B65.3 Cercarial dermatitis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 120.3:
  • Bilharziasis (see also Schistosomiasis) 120.9
    • cutaneous 120.3
  • Clam diggers' itch 120.3
  • Dermatitis (allergic) (contact) (occupational) (venenata) 692.9
    • cercarial 120.3
    • schistosome 120.3
  • Infestation 134.9
  • Itch (see also Pruritus) 698.9
    • clam diggers' 120.3
    • swimmers' 120.3
    • water 120.3
  • Schistosomiasis 120.9
    • cutaneous 120.3
  • Swimmers'
    • itch 120.3
  • Water
    • itch 120.3
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 120.3 is one of thousands of ICD-9-CM codes used in healthcare. Although ICD-9-CM and CPT codes are largely numeric, they differ in that CPT codes describe medical procedures and services. Can't find a code? Start at the root of ICD-9-CM, check the 2014 ICD-9-CM Index or use the search engine at the top of this page to lookup any code.