Billable Medical Code for Dermatophytosis of Groin and Perianal Area
Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 110.3
Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 110.3.
The Short Description Is: Dermatophytosis of groin.
Tinea Cruris is also known as dermatophytosis of the perianal area, perianal infection, perianal skin infection, tinea cruris, tinea cruris due to Epidermophyton floccosum, tinea cruris due to Trichophyton gallinae, and tinea cruris due to Trichophyton rubrum.
Tinea Cruris Definition and Symptoms
Tinea cruris is most commonly known as “jock itch” and is an infection in the groin caused by a fungus. Symptoms include a reddened area of skin beginning from the groin and moving onto the thigh, a line of small raised blisters, itch, flaky skin, and burning.