ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 031.1

Cutaneous mycobacteria

Diagnosis Code 031.1

ICD-9: 031.1
Short Description: Cutaneous mycobacteria
Long Description: Cutaneous diseases due to other mycobacteria
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 031.1

Code Classification
  • Infectious and parasitic diseases
    • Other bacterial diseases (030-041)
      • 031 Diseases due to other mycobacteria

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • A31.1 - Cutaneous mycobacterial infection

  • Buruli ulcer
  • Cutaneous infectious disease due to Mycobacteria
  • Cutaneous mycobacterium haemophilium infection
  • Cutaneous mycobacterium marinum infection
  • Fish tank granuloma
  • Fusobacterium infection of skin
  • Infection due to Mycobacterium scrofulaceum
  • Mycobacterium abscessus infection of skin
  • Mycobacterium avium intracellulare infection of skin
  • Mycobacterium chelonae infection of skin
  • Mycobacterium fortuitum infection of skin
  • Mycobacterium kansasii infection of skin
  • Mycobacterium malmoense infection of skin
  • Mycobacterium scrofulaceum infection of skin
  • Mycobacterium szulgai infection of skin
  • Swimming pool granuloma disease

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code 031.1 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

Information for Patients

Mycobacterial Infections

Mycobacteria are a type of germ. There are many different kinds. The most common one causes tuberculosis. Another one causes leprosy. Still others cause infections that are called atypical mycobacterial infections. They aren't "typical" because they don't cause tuberculosis. But they can still harm people, especially people with other problems that affect their immunity, such as AIDS.

Sometimes you can have these infections with no symptoms at all. At other times, they can cause lung symptoms similar to tuberculosis:

  • Cough
  • Weight loss
  • Coughing up blood or mucus
  • Weakness or fatigue
  • Fever and chills
  • Night sweats
  • Lack of appetite and weight loss

Medicines can treat these infections, but often more than one is needed to cure the infection.

  • Leprosy
  • Mycobacterial culture

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