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ICD-10-CM Code B83.2
Angiostrongyliasis due to Parastrongylus cantonensis

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

B83.2 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of angiostrongyliasis due to Parastrongylus cantonensis. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

The ICD code B832 is used to code Angiostrongyliasis

Angiostrongyliasis is an infection by a nematode from the Angiostrongylus genus of kidney and alimentary tract roundworms. For example, infection with Angiostrongylus cantonensis can occur after consuming raw Giant African land snails, Great Grey Slugs, or other mollusks.

Specialty: Infectious Disease
ICD 9 Code: 128.8
Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for B83.2 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
Inclusion 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.
Eosinophilic meningoencephalitis due to Parastrongylus cantonensis
Code Type-2 Excludes:
Type-2 Excludes
Type-2 Excludes means the excluded conditions are different, although they may appear similar. A patient may have both conditions, but one does not include the other. Excludes 2 means "not coded here."
Intestinal angiostrongyliasis - instead, use code B81.3

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.


Other specified helminthiasis (approximate match)

This is the official approximate match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that while there is no exact mapping between this ICD10 code B83.2 and a single ICD9 code, 128.8 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.

Parent Code: B83 - Other helminthiases

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/B832