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ICD-10-CM Code B83.0
Visceral larva migrans

Billable Code
Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

B83.0 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of visceral larva migrans. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

The ICD code B830 is used to code Toxocariasis

Toxocariasis is an illness of humans caused by larvae (immature worms) of either the dog roundworm (Toxocara canis), the cat roundworm (Toxocara cati) or the fox roundworm (Toxocara canis). Toxocariasis is often called visceral larva migrans (VLM). Depending on geographic location, degree of eosinophilia, eye and/or pulmonary signs the terms ocular larva migrans (OLM), Weingarten's disease, Frimodt-Møller's syndrome, and eosinophilic pseudoleukemia are applied to toxocariasis. Other terms sometimes or rarely used include nematode ophthalmitis, toxocaral disease, toxocarose, and covert toxocariasis. This zoonotic, helminthic infection is a major cause of blindness and may provoke rheumatic, neurologic, or asthmatic symptoms. Humans normally become infected by ingestion of embryonated eggs (each containing a fully developed larva, L2) from contaminated sources (soil, fresh or unwashed vegetables, or improperly cooked paratenic hosts).

Specialty: Infectious Disease
MeSH Code: D014120
ICD 9 Code: 128.0

Toxocara canis

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Coding Notes for B83.0 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

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MS-DRG Mapping

  • 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.

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Toxocariasis myositis (disorder)
  • Toxocara larva migrans of skin (disorder)

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'B83.0 - Visceral larva migrans'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code B83.0. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


Toxocariasis (exact match)

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 128.0 was previously used, B83.0 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.

Parent Code: B83 - Other helminthiases

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