Specific code icon 2014 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B35.3

Tinea pedis

  • B35.3 is a billable ICD-10-CM code that can be used to specify a diagnosis.
  • On October 1, 2015 ICD-10-CM will replace ICD-9-CM in the United States, therefore, B35.3 and all other ICD-10-CM codes should only be used for training or planning purposes until then.
Clinical Information
  • Athlete's foot is a common infection caused by a fungus. It most often affects the space between the toes. Symptoms include itching, burning, and cracked, scaly skin between your toes.you can get athlete's foot from damp surfaces, such as showers, swimming pools, and locker room floors. To prevent it
    • keep your feet clean, dry, and cool
    • wear clean socks
    • don't walk barefoot in public areas
    • wear flip-flops in locker room showers
    • keep your toenails clean and clipped short
    treatments include over-the-counter antifungal creams for most cases and prescription medicines for more serious infections. These usually clear up the infection, but it can come back. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
  • Dermatological pruritic lesion in the feet, caused by trichophyton rubrum, t. Mentagrophytes, or epidermophyton floccosum.
Applicable To
  • Athlete's foot
  • Dermatophytosis of foot
  • Foot ringworm
Mortality Data
  • Between 1999-2007 there were 2 deaths in the United States where ICD-10 B35.3 was indicated as the underlying cause of death [source: cdc.govlink to cdc.gov]
  • ICD-10 B35.3 as underlying cause of death data broken down by: gender, age, race, year
ICD-10-CM B35.3 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v30.0):
  • 606 Minor skin disorders with mcc
  • 607 Minor skin disorders without mcc
Convert ICD-10-CM B35.3 to ICD-9-CM
The following ICD-10-CM Index entries contain back-references to ICD-10-CM B35.3: