2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B37.42

Candidal balanitis

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code Male Dx
  • B37.42 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 B37.42 became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of B37.42 - other international versions of ICD-10 B37.42 may differ.
ICD-10-CM Coding Rules
  • B37.42 is applicable to male patients.
The following code(s) above B37.42 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 B37.42:
  • 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, balanitis
ICD-10-CM B37.42 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v38.0):
  • 727 Inflammation of the male reproductive system with mcc
  • 728 Inflammation of the male reproductive system without mcc

Convert B37.42 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 B37.42:
  • Type 1 Excludes: N48.1
    , N51
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N48.1

    Balanitis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code Male Dx
    Type 1 Excludes
    • amebic balanitis (A06.8)
    • balanitis xerotica obliterans (N48.0)
    • candidal balanitis (B37.42)
    • gonococcal balanitis (A54.23)
    • herpesviral [herpes simplex] balanitis (A60.01)
    Use Additional
    • code (B95-B97), to identify infectious agent
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N51

    Disorders of male genital organs in diseases classified elsewhere

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code Male Dx Manifestation Code
    Code First
    Type 1 Excludes
    • amebic balanitis (A06.8)
    • candidal balanitis (B37.42)
    • gonococcal balanitis (A54.23)
    • gonococcal prostatitis (A54.22)
    • herpesviral [herpes simplex] balanitis (A60.01)
    • trichomonal prostatitis (A59.02)
    • tuberculous prostatitis (A18.14)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to B37.42:
  • Balanitis (circinata) (erosiva) (gangrenosa) (phagedenic) (vulgaris) N48.1
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N48.1

    Balanitis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code Male Dx
    Type 1 Excludes
    • amebic balanitis (A06.8)
    • balanitis xerotica obliterans (N48.0)
    • candidal balanitis (B37.42)
    • gonococcal balanitis (A54.23)
    • herpesviral [herpes simplex] balanitis (A60.01)
    Use Additional
    • code (B95-B97), to identify infectious agent
    • candidal B37.42
  • 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
    • balanitis B37.42

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To B37.42
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
B37.83 Candidal cheilitis
B37.84 Candidal otitis externa
B37.89 Other sites of candidiasis

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