Diagnosis Code

B48.8 OTHER SPECIFIED MYCOSES

Code Information

Diagnosis Code: B48.8

Short Description: Other specified mycoses

Long Description: Other specified mycoses

The code B48.8 is VALID for claim submission

Code Classification:

  • Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00–B99)
    • Mycoses (B35-B49)
      • Other mycoses, not elsewhere classified (B48)
        • B48.8 Other specified mycoses

Code Version: 2018 ICD-10-CM

Synonyms

  • Adiaspiromycosis
  • Adiaspiromycosis caused by Emmonsia crescens
  • Adiaspiromycosis caused by Emmonsia parva
  • Branchiomycosis
  • Dactylariosis
  • Deep mycosis
  • Disseminated hyalohyphomycosis
  • Disseminated phaeohyphomycosis
  • Fungal ear infection
  • Fungal keratitis
  • Fusarium estrogenism AND vulvovaginitis
  • Fusarium infection
  • Hyalohyphomycosis
  • Infection caused by Bipolaris hawaiiense
  • Infection caused by Fusarium sporotrichiella
  • Infection caused by Oomycetes
  • Infection caused by Paecilomyces variotii
  • Infection caused by Pythium
  • Infection caused by Scedosporium boydii
  • Mossy foot disease
  • Mycetoma caused by Fusarium
  • Mycotic keratitis caused by Fusarium
  • Mycotic keratitis caused by Fusarium oxysporum
  • Mycotic keratitis caused by Fusarium solani
  • Opportunistic infectious disease
  • Opportunistic mycosis
  • Otomycosis
  • Otomycosis externa caused by Fusarium
  • Paecilomycosis
  • Phaeohyphomycosis
  • Rhodotorula glutinis or Rhodotorula mucilaginosa
  • Trichosporonosis
  • Verrucous mycosis

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code B48.8 has the following ICD-10-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Inclusion Terms:
    • Adiaspiromycosis
    • Infection of tissue and organs by Alternaria
    • Infection of tissue and organs by Drechslera
    • Infection of tissue and organs by Fusarium
    • Infection of tissue and organs by saprophytic fungi NEC

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
B48.8 Right Arrow 117.8 Dematiacious fungi inf
118 Opportunistic mycoses
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
B48.2 Allescheriasis
B48.3 Geotrichosis
B48.4 Penicillosis

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