Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 123.6
Hymenolepiasis
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 123.6 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 123.6 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Clinical Information
  • A parasitic infection caused by tapeworms. Most infected individuals do not have symptoms. When symptoms appear, they include diarrhea, abdominal pain, restlessness, and irritability.
  • Infection with tapeworms of the genus hymenolepis.
Applies To
  • Dwarf tapeworm (infection)
  • Hymenolepis (diminuta) (nana) infection
  • Rat tapeworm (infection)
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 123.6 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM B71.0 Hymenolepiasis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 123.6:
  • Diminuta taenia 123.6
  • Hymenolepiasis (diminuta) (infection) (infestation) (nana) 123.6
  • Hymenolepsis (diminuta) (infection) (infestation) (nana) 123.6
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
    • Hymenolepis 123.6
  • Infestation 134.9
    • dwarf tapeworm 123.6
    • Hymenolepis (diminuta) (nana) 123.6
    • rat tapeworm 123.6
    • Taenia 123.3
      • diminuta 123.6
      • Echinococcus (see also Echinococcus) 122.9
      • mediocanellata 123.2
      • nana 123.6
      • saginata (mediocanellata) 123.2
      • solium (intestinal form) 123.0
  • Taenia (infection) (infestation) (see also Infestation, taenia) 123.3
    • diminuta 123.6
    • nana 123.6
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