ICD-10 Diagnosis Code B35.3

Tinea pedis

Diagnosis Code B35.3

ICD-10: B35.3
Short Description: Tinea pedis
Long Description: Tinea pedis
This is the 2019 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code B35.3

Valid for Submission
The code B35.3 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

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

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code B35.3 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V35.0)

  • 606 - MINOR SKIN DISORDERS WITH MCC
  • 607 - MINOR SKIN DISORDERS WITHOUT MCC

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The ICD-10 and ICD-9 GEMs are used to facilitate linking between the diagnosis codes in ICD-9-CM and the new ICD-10-CM code set. The GEMs are the raw material from which providers, health information vendors and payers can derive specific applied mappings to meet their needs.
  • 110.4 - Dermatophytosis of foot

Synonyms
  • Tinea due to Epidermophyton floccosum
  • Tinea due to Trichophyton interdigitale
  • Tinea due to Trichophyton rubrum
  • Tinea due to Trichophyton violaceum
  • Tinea pedis
  • Tinea pedis due to combined/concurrent infection
  • Tinea pedis due to Epidermophyton
  • Tinea pedis due to Epidermophyton floccosum
  • Tinea pedis due to Trichophyton
  • Tinea pedis due to Trichophyton interdigitale
  • Tinea pedis due to Trichophyton rubrum
  • Tinea pedis due to Trichophyton violaceum

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code B35.3 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:


Information for Patients


Athlete's Foot

Also called: Tinea pedis

Athlete's foot is a common infection caused by a fungus. It most often affects the space between the toes. Symptoms include itching, burning, and cracked, scaly skin between your toes.

You can get athlete's foot from damp surfaces, such as showers, swimming pools, and locker room floors. To prevent it

  • Keep your feet clean, dry, and cool
  • Wear clean socks
  • Don't walk barefoot in public areas
  • Wear flip-flops in locker room showers
  • Keep your toenails clean and clipped short

Treatments include over-the-counter antifungal creams for most cases and prescription medicines for more serious infections. These usually clear up the infection, but it can come back.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

  • Athlete's foot (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Skin lesion KOH exam (Medical Encyclopedia)


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