Diagnosis Code


Code Information

Diagnosis Code: B36.0

Short Description: Pityriasis versicolor

Long Description: Pityriasis versicolor

The code B36.0 is VALID for claim submission

Code Classification:

  • Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00–B99)
    • Mycoses (B35-B49)
      • Other superficial mycoses (B36)
        • B36.0 Pityriasis versicolor

Code Version: 2020 ICD-10-CM


  • Infection caused by Malassezia
  • Malassezia infection of skin
  • Pityriasis versicolor

Diagnostic Related Group(s)

The code B36.0 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)

References to Index of Diseases and Injuries

The code B36.0 has the following ICD-10-CM references to the Index of Diseases and Injuries
  • Inclusion Terms:
    • Tinea flava
    • Tinea versicolor

Crosswalk Information

ICD-10 Code ICD-9 Code ICD-9 Description
B36.0 Right Arrow 111.0 Pityriasis versicolor

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
B36.1 Tinea nigra
B36.2 White piedra
B36.3 Black piedra
B36.8 Other specified superficial mycoses
B36.9 Superficial mycosis, unspecified

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