2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B36.1

Tinea nigra

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • B36.1 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM B36.1 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of B36.1 - other international versions of ICD-10 B36.1 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Keratomycosis nigricans palmaris
  • Microsporosis nigra
  • Pityriasis nigra
The following code(s) above B36.1 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 B36.1:
  • A00-B99
    2020 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
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range B35-B49

    Mycoses

    Type 2 Excludes
    • hypersensitivity pneumonitis due to organic dust (J67.-)
    • mycosis fungoides (C84.0-)
    Mycoses
ICD-10-CM B36.1 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 606 Minor skin disorders with mcc
  • 607 Minor skin disorders without mcc

Convert B36.1 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

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to B36.1:
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) B99.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B99.9

    Unspecified infectious disease

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • Keratomycosis B49
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B49

    Unspecified mycosis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Fungemia NOS
    • nigrans, nigricans B36.1 (palmaris)
  • Microsporosis - see also Dermatophytosis
    • nigra B36.1
  • Pityriasis (capitis) L21.0
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L21.0

    Seborrhea capitis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Cradle cap
    • nigra B36.1
  • Tinea (intersecta) (tarsi) B35.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B35.9

    Dermatophytosis, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Ringworm NOS
    • nigra B36.1

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To B36.1
B35.1 Tinea unguium
B35.2 Tinea manuum
B35.3 Tinea pedis
B35.4 Tinea corporis
B35.5 Tinea imbricata
B35.6 Tinea cruris
B35.8 Other dermatophytoses
B35.9 Dermatophytosis, unspecified
B36 Other superficial mycoses
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

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