Valid for Submission
B36.2 is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of white piedra. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. The ICD-10-CM code B36.2 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like cutaneous trichosporonosis, disseminated cutaneous mycosis due to trichosporon, disseminated trichosporonosis, trichosporon beigelii infection , trichosporon beigelii or trichosporon cutaneum, trichosporonosis, etc
|Short Description:||White piedra|
|Long Description:||White piedra|
Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries
The Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries is a list of ICD-10 codes, organized "head to toe" into chapters and sections with guidance for inclusions, exclusions, descriptions and more. The following references are applicable to the code B36.2:
Inclusion Terms Inclusion Terms
These terms are the conditions for which that code is to be used. The terms may be synonyms of the code title, or, in the case of "other specified" codes, the terms are a list of the various conditions assigned to that code. The inclusion terms are not necessarily exhaustive. Additional terms found only in the Alphabetic Index may also be assigned to a code.
Index to Diseases and Injuries
The Index to Diseases and Injuries is an alphabetical listing of medical terms, with each term mapped to one or more ICD-10 code(s). The following references for the code B36.2 are found in the index:
The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:
- Cutaneous trichosporonosis
- Disseminated cutaneous mycosis due to Trichosporon
- Disseminated trichosporonosis
- Trichosporon beigelii infection
- Trichosporon beigelii or Trichosporon cutaneum
- White piedra
- PIEDRA-. either of two diseases resulting from fungal infection of the hair shafts. black piedra occurs mainly in and on the hairs of the scalp and is caused by piedraia hortae; white piedra occurs in and on the hairs of the scalp beard moustache and genital areas and is caused by trichosporon species.
Diagnostic Related Groups
The ICD-10 code B36.2 is grouped in the following groups for version MS-DRG V37.0 What are Diagnostic Related Groups?
The Diagnostic Related Groups (DRGs) are a patient classification scheme which provides a means of relating the type of patients a hospital treats. The DRGs divides all possible principal diagnoses into mutually exclusive principal diagnosis areas referred to as Major Diagnostic Categories (MDC). applicable from 10/01/2020 through 09/30/2020.
- 606 - MINOR SKIN DISORDERS WITH MCC
- 607 - MINOR SKIN DISORDERS WITHOUT MCC
Convert B36.2 to ICD-9
Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00–B99)
- FY 2016 - New Code, effective from 10/1/2015 through 9/30/2016
(First year ICD-10-CM implemented into the HIPAA code set)
- FY 2017 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2016 through 9/30/2017
- FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018
- FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
- FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020