ICD-10 Diagnosis Code B35.8

Other dermatophytoses

Diagnosis Code B35.8

ICD-10: B35.8
Short Description: Other dermatophytoses
Long Description: Other dermatophytoses
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code B35.8

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Code Classification
  • Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00–B99)
    • Mycoses (B35-B49)
      • Dermatophytosis (B35)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code B35.8 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V34.0)


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  • Allergy-sensitivity to fungi syndrome
  • Allergy-sensitivity to fungi syndrome
  • Allergy-sensitivity to fungi syndrome
  • Deep seated dermatophytosis
  • Disseminated dermatophytosis
  • Epidermophytide
  • Granulomatous dermatophytosis
  • Id reaction
  • Id reaction
  • Id reaction
  • Microsporide
  • Tinea faciei
  • Tinea of perianal region
  • Tinea profunda
  • Trichophytide

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code B35.8 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

Information for Patients

Fungal Infections

Also called: Mycoses

If you have ever had athlete's foot or a yeast infection, you can blame a fungus. A fungus is a primitive organism. Mushrooms, mold and mildew are examples. Fungi live in air, in soil, on plants and in water. Some live in the human body. Only about half of all types of fungi are harmful.

Some fungi reproduce through tiny spores in the air. You can inhale the spores or they can land on you. As a result, fungal infections often start in the lungs or on the skin. You are more likely to get a fungal infection if you have a weakened immune system or take antibiotics.

Fungi can be difficult to kill. For skin and nail infections, you can apply medicine directly to the infected area. Oral antifungal medicines are also available for serious infections.

NIH: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

  • Blastomycosis
  • Cryptococcosis
  • Fungal nail infection
  • Mucormycosis
  • Sputum fungal smear
  • Tinea versicolor

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