ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 079.51

Htlv-1 infection oth dis

Diagnosis Code 079.51

ICD-9: 079.51
Short Description: Htlv-1 infection oth dis
Long Description: Human T-cell lymphotrophic virus, type I [HTLV-I]
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 079.51

Code Classification
  • Infectious and parasitic diseases
    • Other diseases due to viruses and Chlamydiae (070-079)
      • 079 Viral infection in conditions classified elsewhere and of unspecified site

Information for Medical Professionals

Convert to ICD-10 Additional informationCallout TooltipGeneral Equivalence Map
The ICD-10 and ICD-9 GEMs are used to facilitate linking between the diagnosis codes in ICD-9-CM and the new ICD-10-CM code set. The GEMs are the raw material from which providers, health information vendors and payers can derive specific applied mappings to meet their needs.
  • B97.33 - HTLV-I as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere

  • Human T-cell Lymphoma Virus Type -1 associated uveitis
  • Human T-cell lymphotropic virus 1 infection
  • Human T-cell lymphotropic virus 1-associated myelopathy-tropical spastic paraparesis
  • Spastic paraplegia associated with human T-cell lymphotropic virus - 1 infection

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code 079.51 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

    • Human T-cell lymphotrophic virus I infection 079.51
    • HTLV-I infection 079.51
    • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
      • retrovirus 079.50
        • human T-cell lymphotrophic virus type I (HTLV-I) 079.51

Previous Code
Previous Code 079.50
Next Code
079.52 Next Code