2021 ICD-10-CM Code B35.3

Tinea pedis

Version 2021

Valid for Submission

B35.3 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of tinea pedis. The code B35.3 is valid during the fiscal year 2021 from October 01, 2020 through September 30, 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

The ICD-10-CM code B35.3 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like tinea due to epidermophyton floccosum, tinea due to trichophyton mentagrophytes variant interdigitale, tinea due to trichophyton rubrum, tinea due to trichophyton violaceum, tinea pedis , tinea pedis due to epidermophyton, etc.

ICD-10:B35.3
Short Description:Tinea pedis
Long Description:Tinea pedis

Code Classification

Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries

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Inclusion Terms

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Index to Diseases and Injuries

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Approximate Synonyms

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Clinical Information

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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

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.

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Code History

  • FY 2021 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2020 through 9/30/2021
  • FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020
  • FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
  • FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018
  • FY 2017 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2016 through 9/30/2017
  • FY 2016 - New Code, effective from 10/1/2015 through 9/30/2016 (First year ICD-10-CM implemented into the HIPAA code set)