Diagnosis Code


Code Information

Diagnosis Code: B36.9

Short Description: Superficial mycosis, unspecified

Long Description: Superficial mycosis, unspecified

The code B36.9 is VALID for claim submission

Code Classification:

  • Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00–B99)
    • Mycoses (B35-B49)
      • Other superficial mycoses (B36)
        • B36.9 Superficial mycosis, unspecified

Code Version: 2018 ICD-10-CM


  • Acute fungal otitis externa
  • Acute infective otitis externa
  • Chronic infective otitis externa
  • Chronic mycotic otitis externa
  • Chronic otitis externa
  • Dermal mycosis
  • Dermatomycosis associated with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
  • Disseminated cutaneous mycosis
  • Fungal dermatitis of eyelid
  • Fungal ear infection
  • Fungal ear infection
  • Infective dermatitis of eyelid
  • Otomycosis
  • Otomycosis
  • Skin disorder associated with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
  • Superficial mycosis
  • Systemic fungal infection affecting skin
  • Systemic mycosis affecting skin

Diagnostic Related Group(s)

The code B36.9 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v34.0)
  • Minor Skin Disorders With Mcc (606)
  • Minor Skin Disorders Without Mcc (607)

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
B36.9 Right Arrow 111.9 Dermatomycosis 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
B36 Other superficial mycoses
B36.0 Pityriasis versicolor
B36.1 Tinea nigra
B36.2 White piedra
B36.3 Black piedra
B36.8 Other specified superficial mycoses

This page was last updated on: 1/1/2018