ICD-10-CM Code B74.4
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
B74.4 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of mansonelliasis. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code B744 is used to code Acanthocheilonemiasis
Acanthocheilonemiasis is a rare tropical infectious disease caused by a parasite known as Acanthocheilonema perstans. It can cause skin rashes, abdominal and chest pains, muscle and joint pains, neurological disorders and skin lumps. It is mainly found in Africa. The parasite is transmitted through the bite of small flies. Studies show that there are elevated levels of white blood cells.
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Coding Notes for B74.4 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Inclusion TermsInclusion Terms are a list of concepts for which a specific code is used. The list of Inclusion Terms is useful for determining the correct code in some cases, but the list is not necessarily exhaustive.
- Infection due to Mansonella ozzardi
- Infection due to Mansonella perstans
- Infection due to Mansonella streptocerca
- DRG Group #867-869 - Other infectious and parasitic diseases diagnoses with MCC.
- DRG Group #867-869 - Other infectious and parasitic diseases diagnoses with CC.
- DRG Group #867-869 - Other infectious and parasitic diseases diagnoses without CC or MCC.
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'B74.4 - Mansonelliasis'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code B74.4. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.
Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
This is the official exact match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that in all cases where the ICD9 code 125.5 was previously used, B74.4 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.