Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 125.2
Loiasis
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 125.2 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 125.2 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Infection by Loa loa
Clinical Information
  • A parasitic infection caused by the nematode loa loa. The vector in the transmission of this infection is the horsefly (tabanus) or the deerfly or mango fly (chrysops). The larvae may be seen just beneath the skin or passing through the conjunctiva. Eye lesions are not uncommon. The disease is generally mild and painless.
Applies To
  • Eyeworm disease of Africa
  • Loa loa infection
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 125.2 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM B74.3 Loiasis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 125.2:
  • Calabar swelling 125.2
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • eyeworm of Africa 125.2
  • Eyeworm disease of Africa 125.2
  • Filariasis (see also Infestation, filarial) 125.9
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
    • Loa loa 125.2
  • Infestation 134.9
    • eyeworm 125.2
    • Loa loa 125.2
  • Loa loa 125.2
  • Loasis 125.2
  • Loiasis 125.2
  • Swelling 782.3
    • Calabar 125.2
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