Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 085.9
Leishmaniasis, unspecified
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 085.9 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 085.9 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 085.9 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM B55.9 Leishmaniasis, unspecified
Approximate Synonyms
  • Cutaneous leishmaniasis
  • Leishmaniasis
  • Leishmaniasis infection
Clinical Information
  • Disease caused by any of a number of species of protozoa in the genus leishmania; there are four major clinical types of this infection: cutaneous (old and new world), diffuse cutaneous, mucocutaneous, and visceral; visceral is characterized by fever, chills, vomiting, anemia, hepatosplenomegaly, leukopenia, hypergammaglobulinemia, emaciation, and an earth-gray color of the skin; cutaneous is characterized by development of single or multiple localized lesions on exposed areas of skin that typically ulcerate
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 085.9:
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