Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 125.7
  • 2015
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 125.7 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 125.7 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Dracunculiasis
  • Infection by Dracunculus medinensis
Clinical Information
  • A parasitic infection caused by dracunculus medinensis. It is caused by drinking water contaminated with water fleas. The larvae enter the body through the intestine. Signs and symptoms include pain, edema, blisters, and ulcers
  • Infection with nematodes of the genus dracunculus. One or more worms may be seen at a time, with the legs and feet being the most commonly infected areas. Symptoms include pruritus, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, or asthmatic attacks
Applies To
  • Guinea-worm infection
  • Infection by Dracunculus medinensis
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 125.7 converts directly to:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM B72 Dracunculiasis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 125.7:
  • Dracontiasis 125.7
  • Dracunculiasis 125.7
  • Dracunculosis 125.7
  • Guinea worms (infection) (infestation) 125.7
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
    • Dracunculus medinensis 125.7
    • guinea worm 125.7
    • medina 125.7
  • Infestation 134.9
    • Dracunculus medinensis 125.7
    • dragon worm 125.7
    • guinea worm 125.7
    • medina 125.7
  • Worm(s) (colic) (fever) (infection) (infestation) (see also Infestation) 128.9
    • guinea 125.7
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