B37.42 - Candidal balanitis

Version 2023
ICD-10:B37.42
Short Description:Candidal balanitis
Long Description:Candidal balanitis
Status: Valid for Submission
Version:ICD-10-CM 2023
Code Classification:

B37.42 is a billable ICD-10 code used to specify a medical diagnosis of candidal balanitis. The code is valid during the fiscal year 2023 from October 01, 2022 through September 30, 2023 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

This code is applicable to male patients only. It is clinically and virtually impossible to use this code on a non-male patient.

Approximate Synonyms

The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:

Index to Diseases and Injuries References

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 this diagnosis code are found in the injuries and diseases index:

Code Edits

The Medicare Code Editor (MCE) detects and reports errors in the coding of claims data. The following ICD-10 Code Edits are applicable to this code:

Convert to ICD-9 Code

Source ICD-10 CodeTarget ICD-9 Code
B37.42112.2 - Candidias urogenital NEC
Approximate Flag - The approximate mapping means there is not an exact match between the ICD-10 and ICD-9 codes and the mapped code is not a precise representation of the original code.

Patient Education


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