ICD-10 Diagnosis Code B35.6

Tinea cruris

Diagnosis Code B35.6

ICD-10: B35.6
Short Description: Tinea cruris
Long Description: Tinea cruris
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code B35.6

Code Classification
  • Certain infectious and parasitic diseases
    • Mycoses (B35-B49)
      • Dermatophytosis (B35)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code B35.6 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v33.0)


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  • 110.3 - Dermatophytosis of groin

  • Dermatophytosis of the perianal area
  • Infective dermatosis of perianal skin
  • Tinea caused by Epidermophyton floccosum
  • Tinea caused by Trichophyton rubrum
  • Tinea cruris
  • Tinea cruris caused by Epidermophyton floccosum
  • Tinea cruris caused by Trichophyton gallinae
  • Tinea cruris caused by Trichophyton rubrum

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code B35.6 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

Information for Patients

Tinea Infections

Also called: Ringworm

Tinea is the name of a group of diseases caused by a fungus. Types of tinea include ringworm, athlete's foot and jock itch. These infections are usually not serious, but they can be uncomfortable. You can get them by touching an infected person, from damp surfaces such as shower floors, or even from a pet.

Symptoms depend on the affected area of the body:

  • Ringworm is a red skin rash that forms a ring around normal-looking skin. A worm doesn't cause it.
  • Scalp ringworm causes itchy, red patches on your head. It can leave bald spots. It usually affects children.
  • Athlete's foot causes itching, burning and cracked skin between your toes.
  • Jock itch causes an itchy, burning rash in your groin area.

Over-the-counter creams and powders will get rid of many tinea infections, particularly athlete's foot and jock itch. Other cases require prescription medicine.

  • Jock itch
  • Ringworm
  • Skin lesion KOH exam
  • Tinea capitis
  • Tinea corporis

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