2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B37.3

Candidiasis of vulva and vagina

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
  • B37.3 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2021 edition of ICD-10-CM B37.3 became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of B37.3 - other international versions of ICD-10 B37.3 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Candidal vulvovaginitis
  • Monilial vulvovaginitis
  • Vaginal thrush
The following code(s) above B37.3 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
In this context, annotation back-references refer to codes that contain:
  • Applicable To annotations, or
  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
  • Excludes2 annotations, or
  • Includes annotations, or
  • Note annotations, or
  • Use Additional annotations
that may be applicable to B37.3:
  • A00-B99
    2021 ICD-10-CM Range A00-B99

    Certain infectious and parasitic diseases

    Includes
    • diseases generally recognized as communicable or transmissible
    Type 1 Excludes
    • certain localized infections - see body system-related chapters
    Type 2 Excludes
    • carrier or suspected carrier of infectious disease (Z22.-)
    • infectious and parasitic diseases complicating pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O98.-)
    • infectious and parasitic diseases specific to the perinatal period (P35-P39)
    • influenza and other acute respiratory infections (J00-J22)
    Use Additional
    • code to identify resistance to antimicrobial drugs (Z16.-)
    Certain infectious and parasitic diseases
  • B35-B49
    2021 ICD-10-CM Range B35-B49

    Mycoses

    Type 2 Excludes
    • hypersensitivity pneumonitis due to organic dust (J67.-)
    • mycosis fungoides (C84.0-)
    Mycoses
  • B37
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B37

    Candidiasis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Includes
    • candidosis
    • moniliasis
    Type 1 Excludes
    • neonatal candidiasis (P37.5)
    Candidiasis
Approximate Synonyms
  • Candida of vagina
  • Candida of vulva
  • Candida vaginitis in pregnancy
  • Candida, vulvovaginitis
  • Candidal vulvovaginitis
  • Candidiasis of vagina
  • Candidiasis of vagina in pregnancy
  • Candidiasis of vagina postpartum
  • Candidiasis of vulva
  • Postpartum (after childbirth) candida vaginitis
Clinical Information
  • Infection of the vulva and vagina with a fungus of the genus candida.
  • Infection of the vulva and vagina with a fungus of the genus candida. It is a disease associated with hiv infection.
ICD-10-CM B37.3 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v38.0):
  • 742 Uterine and adnexa procedures for non-malignancy with cc/mcc
  • 743 Uterine and adnexa procedures for non-malignancy without cc/mcc
  • 757 Infections, female reproductive system with mcc
  • 758 Infections, female reproductive system with cc
  • 759 Infections, female reproductive system without cc/mcc

Convert B37.3 to ICD-9-CM

Code History
  • 2016 (effective 10/1/2015): New code (first year of non-draft ICD-10-CM)
  • 2017 (effective 10/1/2016): No change
  • 2018 (effective 10/1/2017): No change
  • 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): No change
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change
  • 2021 (effective 10/1/2020): No change
Code annotations containing back-references to B37.3:
  • Type 1 Excludes: N77.1
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N77.1

    Vaginitis, vulvitis and vulvovaginitis in diseases classified elsewhere

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code Manifestation Code
    Code First
    • underlying disease, such as:
    • pinworm (B80)
    Type 1 Excludes
    • candidal vulvovaginitis (B37.3)
    • chlamydial vulvovaginitis (A56.02)
    • gonococcal vulvovaginitis (A54.02)
    • herpesviral [herpes simplex] vulvovaginitis (A60.04)
    • trichomonal vulvovaginitis (A59.01)
    • tuberculous vulvovaginitis (A18.18)
    • vulvovaginitis in early syphilis (A51.0)
    • vulvovaginitis in late syphilis (A52.76)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to B37.3:
  • Candidiasis, candidal B37.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B37.9

    Candidiasis, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Thrush NOS
    • vagina B37.3
    • vulva B37.3
    • vulvovaginitis B37.3
  • Mycosis, mycotic B49
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B49

    Unspecified mycosis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Fungemia NOS
    • vagina, vaginitis B37.3 (candidal)
  • Thrush - see also Candidiasis
    • vaginal B37.3
  • Vaginitis (acute) (circumscribed) (diffuse) (emphysematous) (nonvenereal) (ulcerative) N76.0
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N76.0

    Acute vaginitis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Acute vulvovaginitis
    • Vaginitis NOS
    • Vulvovaginitis NOS
    • in (due to)
      • candidiasis B37.3
    • candidal B37.3
    • monilial B37.3
    • mycotic B37.3 (candidal)
  • Vulvitis (acute) (allergic) (atrophic) (hypertrophic) (intertriginous) (senile) N76.2
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N76.2

    Acute vulvitis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Vulvitis NOS
    • candidal B37.3
    • monilial B37.3

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To B37.3
B36.0 Pityriasis versicolor
B36.1 Tinea nigra
B36.2 White piedra
B36.3 Black piedra
B36.8 Other specified superficial mycoses
B36.9 Superficial mycosis, unspecified
B37 Candidiasis
B37.0 Candidal stomatitis
B37.1 Pulmonary candidiasis
B37.2 Candidiasis of skin and nail
B37.3 Candidiasis of vulva and vagina
B37.4 Candidiasis of other urogenital sites
B37.41 Candidal cystitis and urethritis
B37.42 Candidal balanitis
B37.49 Other urogenital candidiasis
B37.5 Candidal meningitis
B37.6 Candidal endocarditis
B37.7 Candidal sepsis
B37.8 Candidiasis of other sites
B37.81 Candidal esophagitis
B37.82 Candidal enteritis

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.