ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Oct 22, 2017

See: Chromomycosis and pheomycotic abscess

  ICD-10 Code for Pheomycotic brain abscess B43.1

B43.1 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

B43.1 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 1 Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
Section B35-B49 Mycoses (B35-B49)
Category B43 Chromomycosis and pheomycotic abscess

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Cerebral chromomycosis
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Related Terms to “Pheomycotic brain abscess”

  • Abscess(connective tissue) (embolic) (fistulous) (infective) (metastatic) (multiple) (pernicious) (pyogenic) (septic) - L02.91
    • brain(any part) (cystic) (otogenic) - G06.0
      • pheomycotic(chromomycotic) - B43.1
  • Chromomycosis - B43.9
    • brain abscess - B43.1
    • cerebral - B43.1
  • Infection, infected, infective(opportunistic) - B99.9
    • Cladosporium
      • bantianum(brain abscess) - B43.1
      • trichoides(brain abscess) - B43.1
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to B43.1 Pheomycotic brain abscess

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