Tinea versicolor icd 10

2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B36.0

  • B36.0 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM B36.0 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of B36.0 – other international versions of ICD-10 B36.0 may differ.

Applicable To

  • Tinea flava
  • Tinea versicolor

The following code(s) above B36.0 contain annotation back-references that may be applicable to B36.0:

  • A00-B99  Certain infectious and parasitic diseases
  • B35-B49  Mycoses

Approximate Synonyms

  • Tinea versicolor

Clinical Information

  • A common chronic, noninflammatory and usually symptomless disorder, characterized by the occurrence of multiple macular patches of all sizes and shapes, and varying in pigmentation from fawn-colored to brown. It is seen most frequently in hot, humid, tropical regions, and is caused by pityrosporon orbiculare. (Dorland, 27th ed)
  • A yeast infection usually manifested as a superficial skin infection. It may also present as a systemic infection in patients who are receiving total parenteral nutrition.

ICD-10-CM B36.0 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):

  • 606 Minor skin disorders with mcc
  • 607 Minor skin disorders without mcc

Convert B36.0 to ICD-9-CMCode History

  • 2016 (effective 10/1/2015): New code (first year of non-draft ICD-10-CM)
  • 2017 (effective 10/1/2016): No change
  • 2018 (effective 10/1/2017): No change
  • 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): No change

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to B36.0:

  • Achromia parasitica B36.0
  • Acladiosis B36.0 (skin)
  • Chromophytosis B36.0
  • Dermatomycosis B36.9
    • furfuracea B36.0
  • Disease, diseased – see also Syndrome
    • Eichstedt’s B36.0 (pityriasis versicolor)
  • Eichstedt’s disease B36.0
  • Furfur L21.0
    • microsporon B36.0
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) B99.9
    • Malassezia furfur B36.0
    • pityrosporum furfur B36.0
  • Microsporon furfur infestation B36.0
  • Pityriasis (capitis) L21.0
    • versicolor B36.0 (scrotal)
  • Tinea (intersecta) (tarsi) B35.9
    • flava B36.0
    • furfuracea B36.0
    • versicolor B36.0

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.

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