Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 125.6
Other specified filariasis
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Filariasis NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 125.6 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 125.6 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Acute Timorian filarial abscess
  • Acute Timorian filariasis
  • Bancroftian filarial chylous ascites
  • Chronic Timorian filarial lymphadenitis
  • Chronic Timorian filariasis
  • Dirofilarial vena caval syndrome
  • Infection by Dirofilaria
  • Infection by Dirofilaria immitis
  • Infection by Elaeophora schneideri
  • Infection by Gongylonema pulchrum
  • Pulmonary dirofilariasis
  • Pulmonary filariasis
  • Subcutaneous dirofilariasis
  • Timorian elephantiasis
  • Timorian filariasis
Applies To
  • Dirofilaria infection
  • Infection by:
    • Acanthocheilonema streptocerca
    • Dipetalonema streptocerca
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 125.6 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM B74.8 Other filariases
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 125.6:
  • Filariasis (see also Infestation, filarial) 125.9
    • specified type NEC 125.6
  • Gongylonemiasis 125.6
    • mouth 125.6
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
    • Acanthocheilonema (perstans) 125.4
      • streptocerca 125.6
    • Dipetalonema (perstans) 125.4
      • streptocerca 125.6
    • Dirofilaria 125.6
    • Gongylonema 125.6
  • Infestation 134.9
    • Acanthocheilonema (perstans) 125.4
      • streptocerca 125.6
    • Agamofilaria streptocerca 125.6
    • Gongylonema 125.6
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