Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 127.3
Trichuriasis
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 127.3 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 127.3 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Clinical Information
  • Infection with nematodes of the genus trichuris, formerly called trichocephalus.
Applies To
  • Infection by Trichuris trichiuria
  • Trichocephaliasis
  • Whipworm (disease) (infection)
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 127.3 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM B79 Trichuriasis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 127.3:
  • Diarrhea, diarrheal (acute) (autumn) (bilious) (bloody) (catarrhal) (choleraic) (chronic) (gravis) (green) (infantile) (lienteric) (noninfectious) (presumed noninfectious) (putrefactive) (secondary) (sporadic) (summer) (symptomatic) (thermic) 787.91
    • due to
      • achylia gastrica 536.8
      • Aerobacter aerogenes 008.2
      • Bacillus coli - see Enteritis, E. coli
      • bacteria NEC 008.5
      • bile salts 579.8
      • Capillaria
      • Clostridium perfringens (C) (F) 008.46
      • Enterobacter aerogenes 008.2
      • enterococci 008.49
      • Escherichia coli - see Enteritis, E. coli
      • Giardia lamblia 007.1
      • Heterophyes heterophyes 121.6
      • irritating foods 787.91
      • Metagonimus yokogawai 121.5
      • Necator americanus 126.1
      • Paracolobactrum arizonae 008.1
      • Paracolon bacillus NEC 008.47
      • Proteus (bacillus) (mirabilis) (Morganii) 008.3
      • Pseudomonas aeruginosa 008.42
      • S. japonicum 120.2
      • specified organism NEC 008.8
      • Staphylococcus 008.41
      • Streptococcus 008.49
      • Strongyloides stercoralis 127.2
      • Trichuris trichiuria 127.3
      • virus NEC (see also Enteritis, viral) 008.69
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • whipworm 127.3
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
    • Trichuris (trichiuria) 127.3
    • whipworm 127.3
  • Infestation 134.9
    • nematode (intestinal) 127.9
      • Ancylostoma (see also Ancylostoma) 126.9
      • Ascaris lumbricoides 127.0
      • conjunctiva NEC 128.9
      • Dioctophyma 128.8
      • Enterobius vermicularis 127.4
      • Gnathostoma spinigerum 128.1
      • Oesophagostomum (apiostomum) 127.7
      • Physaloptera 127.4
      • specified type NEC 127.7
      • Strongyloides stercoralis 127.2
      • Ternidens diminutus 127.7
      • Trichinella spiralis 124
      • Trichostrongylus 127.6
      • Trichuris (trichiuria) 127.3
    • Trichocephalus 127.3
    • Trichuris (trichiuria) 127.3
    • whipworm 127.3
  • Prolapse, prolapsed
    • rectum (mucosa) (sphincter) 569.1
      • due to Trichuris trichiuria 127.3
  • Trichocephaliasis 127.3
  • Trichocephalosis 127.3
  • Trichocephalus infestation 127.3
  • Trichuriasis 127.3
  • Trichuris trichiuria (any site) (infection) (infestation) 127.3
  • Whipworm 127.3
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