Billable Medical Code for Dermatophytosis of Unspecified Site
Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 110.9
Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 110.9.
The Short Description Is: Dermatophytosis site NOS.
Tinea corporis is also known as dermatophytosis and dermatophytosis (fungal infection of skin).
Tinea Corporis Definition and Symptoms
Tinea corporis is also known as ringworm of the body and is a fungal infection that can occur on any part of the body. The most common places for this infection to occur are the scalp, in the beard, in the groin, and between the toes. Symptoms include hairloss around the infection area, dry and flaky skin, itchy skin, an elevated rash that is scaly, and burning.