Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 112.0
Candidiasis of mouth
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Thrush.
  • ICD-9-CM 112.0 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 112.0 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Candida of mouth
  • Candida of oropharynx
  • Candida of tongue
  • Candidiasis of mouth and esophagus
  • Candidiasis of oropharynx
  • Candidiasis of tongue
Clinical Information
  • A condition in which candida albicans, a type of yeast, grows out of control in moist skin areas of the body. It is usually a result of a weakened immune system, but can be a side effect of chemotherapy or treatment with antibiotics. Thrush usually affects the mouth (oral thrush); however, rarely, it spreads throughout the entire body. Also called candidiasis or candidosis.
Applies To
  • Thrush (oral)
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 112.0 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM B37.0 Candidal stomatitis
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM B37.83 Candidal cheilitis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 112.0:
  • Aphthae, aphthous - see also condition
    • thrush 112.0
  • Candidiasis, candidal 112.9
    • mouth 112.0
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • parasitic NEC 136.9
      • cerebral NEC 123.9
      • intestinal NEC 129
      • mouth 112.0
      • skin NEC 134.9
      • specified type - see Infestation
      • tongue 112.0
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
    • tongue NEC 529.0
      • parasitic 112.0
  • Infestation 134.9
    • mouth 112.0
    • tongue 112.0
  • Muguet 112.0
  • Mycosis, mycotic 117.9
    • mouth 112.0
    • stomatitis 112.0
  • Parasitic - see also condition
    • stomatitis 112.0
  • Perl├Ęche 686.8
    • due to
      • moniliasis 112.0
      • riboflavin deficiency 266.0
  • Soor 112.0
  • Sprue 579.1
    • meaning thrush 112.0
  • Stomatitis 528.00
    • candidal 112.0
    • due to
      • dietary deficiency 266.0
      • thrush 112.0
      • vitamin deficiency 266.0
    • monilial 112.0
    • mycotic 112.0
    • parasitic 112.0
  • Stomatomycosis 112.0
  • Thrush 112.0
  • White - see also condition
    • mouth 112.0
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