ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Dec 18, 2018
  ICD-10 Code for Tinea nigra B36.1

B36.1 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

B36.1 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 1 Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
Section B35-B49 Mycoses (B35-B49)
Category B36 Other superficial mycoses

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Keratomycosis nigricans palmaris
  • Microsporosis nigra
  • Pityriasis nigra
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Related Terms to “Tinea nigra”

See the ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to B36.1 Tinea nigra

When ICD 10 was implemented on October 1, 2015, it did not affect physicians', outpatient facilities', and hospital outpatient departments' use of CPT codes on Medicare Fee-For-Service claims. Providers should continue to use CPT codes to report these services.