2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B37.84

Candidal otitis externa

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
  • B37.84 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM B37.84 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of B37.84 - other international versions of ICD-10 B37.84 may differ.
The following code(s) above B37.84 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 B37.84:
  • A00-B99
    2019 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
    2019 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 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Includes
    • candidosis
    • moniliasis
    Type 1 Excludes
    • neonatal candidiasis (P37.5)
    Candidiasis
Approximate Synonyms
  • Bilateral candida otitis externa
  • Candida otitis externa
  • Left candida otitis externa
  • Right candida otitis externa
ICD-10-CM B37.84 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):
  • 154 Other ear, nose, mouth and throat diagnoses with mcc
  • 155 Other ear, nose, mouth and throat diagnoses with cc
  • 156 Other ear, nose, mouth and throat diagnoses without cc/mcc
  • 793 Full term neonate with major problems
  • 974 Hiv with major related condition with mcc
  • 975 Hiv with major related condition with cc
  • 976 Hiv with major related condition without cc/mcc

Convert B37.84 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
Code annotations containing back-references to B37.84:
  • Type 1 Excludes: H62.4
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H62.4

    Otitis externa in other diseases classified elsewhere

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code First
    • underlying disease, such as:
    • erysipelas (A46)
    • impetigo (L01.0)
    Type 1 Excludes
    • otitis externa (in):
    • candidiasis (B37.84)
    • herpes viral [herpes simplex] (B00.1)
    • herpes zoster (B02.8)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to B37.84:
  • Candidiasis, candidal B37.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B37.9

    Candidiasis, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Thrush NOS
    • otitis externa B37.84
  • Ear - see also condition
    • tropical NEC B36.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B36.9

      Superficial mycosis, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      • in
        • candidiasis B37.84
        • moniliasis B37.84
  • Mycosis, mycotic B49
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B49

    Unspecified mycosis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Fungemia NOS
    • ear B36.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B36.9

      Superficial mycosis, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      • in
        • candidiasis B37.84
        • moniliasis B37.84
  • Otitis (acute) H66.90
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H66.90

    Otitis media, unspecified, unspecified ear

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    • externa H60.9-
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H60.9-

      Unspecified otitis externa

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
      • in (due to)
        • candidiasis B37.84
      • mycotic NEC B36.9
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B36.9

        Superficial mycosis, unspecified

          2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
        • in
          • candidiasis B37.84
          • moniliasis B37.84
      • tropical NEC B36.9
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B36.9

        Superficial mycosis, unspecified

          2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
        • in
          • candidiasis B37.84
          • moniliasis B37.84
  • Otomycosis (diffuse) B36.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B36.9

    Superficial mycosis, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    • in
      • candidiasis B37.84
      • moniliasis B37.84

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To B37.84
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
B37.9 Candidiasis, unspecified
B38 Coccidioidomycosis
B38.0 Acute pulmonary coccidioidomycosis
B38.1 Chronic pulmonary coccidioidomycosis
B38.2 Pulmonary coccidioidomycosis, unspecified
B38.3 Cutaneous coccidioidomycosis
B38.4 Coccidioidomycosis meningitis
B38.7 Disseminated coccidioidomycosis
B38.8 Other forms of coccidioidomycosis

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