ICD-10 Diagnosis Code B69.9

Cysticercosis, unspecified

Diagnosis Code B69.9

ICD-10: B69.9
Short Description: Cysticercosis, unspecified
Long Description: Cysticercosis, unspecified
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code B69.9

Valid for Submission
The code B69.9 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00–B99)
    • Helminthiases (B65-B83)
      • Cysticercosis (B69)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code B69.9 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v33.0)

  • MAJOR GASTROINTESTINAL DISORDERS AND PERITONEAL INFECTIONS WITH MCC 371
  • MAJOR GASTROINTESTINAL DISORDERS AND PERITONEAL INFECTIONS WITH CC 372
  • MAJOR GASTROINTESTINAL DISORDERS AND PERITONEAL INFECTIONS WITHOUT CC/MCC 373

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Synonyms
  • Cysticercosis
  • Infection caused by Cysticercus cellulosae
  • Infection caused by Cysticercus fasciolaris
  • Infection caused by Cysticercus ovis
  • Infection caused by Cysticercus pisiformis
  • Infection caused by Cysticercus tarandi
  • Infection caused by Cysticercus tenuicollis
  • Infection caused by Taenia
  • Infection caused by Taenia
  • Taenia solium infection

Information for Patients


Parasitic Diseases

Parasites are living things that use other living things - like your body - for food and a place to live. You can get them from contaminated food or water, a bug bite, or sexual contact. Some parasitic diseases are easily treated and some are not.

Parasites range in size from tiny, one-celled organisms called protozoa to worms that can be seen with the naked eye. Some parasitic diseases occur in the United States. Contaminated water supplies can lead to Giardia infections. Cats can transmit toxoplasmosis, which is dangerous for pregnant women. Others, like malaria, are common in other parts of the world.

If you are traveling, it's important to drink only water you know is safe. Prevention is especially important. There are no vaccines for parasitic diseases. Some medicines are available to treat parasitic infections.

  • Amebiasis
  • Amebic liver abscess
  • Ascariasis
  • Creeping eruption
  • Stool ova and parasites exam
  • Taeniasis


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