Diagnosis Code


Code Information

Diagnosis Code: B85.2

Short Description: Pediculosis, unspecified

Long Description: Pediculosis, unspecified

The code B85.2 is VALID for claim submission

Code Classification:

  • Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00–B99)
    • Pediculosis, acariasis and other infestations (B85-B89)
      • Pediculosis and phthiriasis (B85)
        • B85.2 Pediculosis, unspecified

Code Version: 2020 ICD-10-CM


  • Dermatoses due to Crustacea
  • Dermatosis due to lice
  • Infestation by Anoplura
  • Infestation by biting lice
  • Infestation by Haematopinus
  • Infestation by Linognathus
  • Infestation by Mallophaga
  • Infestation by Pediculus
  • Infestation by Solenopotes
  • Louse infestation
  • Sea lice bite

Diagnostic Related Group(s)

The code B85.2 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0)
  • Minor Skin Disorders With Mcc (606)
  • Minor Skin Disorders Without Mcc (607)

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
B85.2 Right Arrow 132.9 Pediculosis NOS

This ICD-10 to ICD-9 data is based on the 2018 General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) files published by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for informational purposes only. The data is not an ICD-10 conversion tool and doesn’t guarantee clinical accuracy.

Similar Codes

ICD-10 Code ICD-10 Description
B85 Pediculosis and phthiriasis
B85.0 Pediculosis due to Pediculus humanus capitis
B85.1 Pediculosis due to Pediculus humanus corporis
B85.3 Phthiriasis
B85.4 Mixed pediculosis and phthiriasis

This page was last updated on: 10/1/2019