2021 ICD-10-CM Codes for Paracoccidioidomycosis (B41)

Clinical Terms for Paracoccidioidomycosis (B41)

Paracoccidioidomycosis-. A mycosis affecting the skin, mucous membranes, lymph nodes, and internal organs. It is caused by Paracoccidioides brasiliensis. It is also called paracoccidioidal granuloma. Superficial resemblance of P. brasiliensis to Blastomyces brasiliensis (BLASTOMYCES) may cause misdiagnosis.

Paracoccidioides-. A mitosporic fungal genus. P. brasiliensis (previously Blastomyces brasiliensis) is the etiologic agent of PARACOCCIDIOIDOMYCOSIS.

Instructional Notations

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  • Brazilian blastomycosis
  • Lutz' disease