Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 121.2
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 121.2 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 121.2 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: 121.2 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM B66.4 Paragonimiasis
Approximate Synonyms
  • Infection by Paragonimus
  • Paragonimus infection
Clinical Information
  • A parasitic infection caused by trematodes of the paragonimus genus. Humans are infected from ingestion of raw or undercooked food. It results in chronic lung infection and eosinophilia
  • Infection with trematoda of the genus paragonimus
Applies To
  • Infection by Paragonimus
  • Lung fluke disease (oriental)
  • Pulmonary distomiasis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 121.2:
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • Oriental lung fluke 121.2
  • Distomiasis 121.9
    • lung 121.2
    • pulmonary 121.2
  • Hemoptysis 786.30
    • due to Paragonimus (westermani) 121.2
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
    • Paragonimus (westermani) 121.2
  • Infestation 134.9
    • Paragonimus (westermani) 121.2
  • Paragonimiasis 121.2
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 121.2 is one of thousands of ICD-9-CM codes used in healthcare. Although ICD-9-CM and CPT codes are largely numeric, they differ in that CPT codes describe medical procedures and services. Can't find a code? Start at the root of ICD-9-CM, check the 2015 ICD-9-CM Index or use the search engine at the top of this page to lookup any code.