Diagnosis Code


Code Information

Diagnosis Code: B48.2

Short Description: Allescheriasis

Long Description: Allescheriasis

The code B48.2 is VALID for claim submission

Code Classification:

  • Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00–B99)
    • Mycoses (B35-B49)
      • Other mycoses, not elsewhere classified (B48)
        • B48.2 Allescheriasis

Code Version: 2018 ICD-10-CM


  • Allescheriosis
  • Disseminated pseudallescheriosis
  • Mycetoma caused by Pseudallescheria boydii
  • Subcutaneous pseudallescheriosis

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code B48.2 has the following ICD-10-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Inclusion Terms:
    • Infection due to Pseudallescheria boydii
  • Type 1 Excludes Notes:
    • eumycetoma (B47.0)

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
B48.2 Right Arrow 117.6 Allescheriosis
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
B48 Other mycoses, not elsewhere classified
B48.0 Lobomycosis
B48.1 Rhinosporidiosis
B48.3 Geotrichosis
B48.4 Penicillosis
B48.8 Other specified mycoses

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