ICD-10 Diagnosis Code B58.81

Toxoplasma myocarditis

Diagnosis Code B58.81

ICD-10: B58.81
Short Description: Toxoplasma myocarditis
Long Description: Toxoplasma myocarditis
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code B58.81

Code Classification
  • Certain infectious and parasitic diseases
    • Protozoal diseases (B50-B64)
      • Toxoplasmosis (B58)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code B58.81 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v33.0)


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  • 130.3 - Toxoplasma myocarditis

  • Acute myocarditis - toxoplasmosis
  • Myocarditis due to acquired toxoplasmosis
  • Parasitic myocarditis
  • Protozoan myocarditis
  • Toxoplasma myocarditis

Information for Patients


Also called: Dilated cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, Myocardiopathy, Restrictive cardiomyopathy

Cardiomyopathy is the name for diseases of the heart muscle. These diseases enlarge your heart muscle or make it thicker and more rigid than normal. In rare cases, scar tissue replaces the muscle tissue.

Some people live long, healthy lives with cardiomyopathy. Some people don't even realize they have it. In others, however, it can make the heart less able to pump blood through the body. This can cause serious complications, including

  • Heart failure
  • Abnormal heart rhythms
  • Heart valve problems
  • Sudden cardiac arrest

Heart attacks, high blood pressure, infections, and other diseases can all cause cardiomyopathy. Some types of cardiomyopathy run in families. In many people, however, the cause is unknown. Treatment might involve medicines, surgery, other medical procedures, and lifestyle changes.

NIH: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

  • Cardiac catheterization
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Dilated cardiomyopathy
  • Electrocardiogram
  • Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

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Toxoplasmosis is a disease caused by the parasite Toxoplasma gondii. More than 60 million people in the U.S. have the parasite. Most of them don't get sick. But the parasite causes serious problems for some people. These include people with weak immune systems and babies whose mothers become infected for the first time during pregnancy. Problems can include damage to the brain, eyes, and other organs.

You can get toxoplasmosis from

  • Waste from an infected cat
  • Eating contaminated meat that is raw or not well cooked
  • Using utensils or cutting boards after they've had contact with contaminated raw meat
  • Drinking infected water
  • Receiving an infected organ transplant or blood transfusion

Most people with toxoplasmosis don't need treatment. There are drugs to treat it for pregnant women and people with weak immune systems.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

  • Congenital toxoplasmosis
  • Toxoplasma test
  • Toxoplasmosis
  • Toxoplasmosis: An Important Message for Cat Owners (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
  • Toxoplasmosis: An Important Message for Women (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

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