2020 ICD-10-CM Codes for Candidiasis (B37)

Clinical Terms for Candidiasis (B37)

Candidiasis-. Infection with a fungus of the genus CANDIDA. It is usually a superficial infection of the moist areas of the body and is generally caused by CANDIDA ALBICANS.

Candidiasis, Cutaneous-. Candidiasis of the skin manifested as eczema-like lesions of the interdigital spaces, perleche, or chronic paronychia.

Candidiasis, Vulvovaginal-. Infection of the VULVA and VAGINA with a fungus of the genus CANDIDA.

Candida-. A genus of yeast-like mitosporic Saccharomycetales fungi characterized by producing yeast cells, mycelia, pseudomycelia, and blastophores. It is commonly part of the normal flora of the skin, mouth, intestinal tract, and vagina, but can cause a variety of infections, including CANDIDIASIS; ONYCHOMYCOSIS; VULVOVAGINAL CANDIDIASIS; and CANDIDIASIS, ORAL (THRUSH).

Instructional Notations

Includes Includes
This note appears immediately under a three character code title to further define, or give examples of, the content of the category.

  • candidosis
  • moniliasis

Type 1 Excludes Type 1 Excludes
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes note. It means "NOT CODED HERE!" An Excludes1 note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as the code above the Excludes1 note. An Excludes1 is used when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.

  • neonatal candidiasis P37.5