Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 118
Opportunistic mycoses
  • ICD-9-CM 118 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 118 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
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Convert to ICD-10-CM: 118 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM B48.8 Other specified mycoses
Approximate Synonyms
  • Opportunistic mycosis
Applies To
  • Infection of skin, subcutaneous tissues, and/or organs by a wide variety of fungi generally considered to be pathogenic to compromised hosts only (e.g., infection by species of Alternaria, Dreschlera, Fusarium)
Use Additional
  • Use additional code to identify manifestation, such as:
    keratitis (370.8)
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 118:
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