ICD-9-CM 116.1 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 116.1 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Blastomycosis, south american, cutaneous
Blastomycosis, south american, visceral
South American cutaneous blastomycosis
South American visceral blastomycosis
A mycosis affecting the skin, mucous membranes, lymph nodes, and internal organs. It is caused by paracoccidioides brasiliensis. It is also called paracoccidioidal granuloma. Superficial resemblance of p. Brasiliensis to blastomyces brasiliensis (blastomyces) may cause misdiagnosis.
A systemic fungal infection caused by paracoccidioides brasiliensis that is most often seen in immunocompromised patients. It affects the mucous membranes, lymph nodes, lungs and bones.
Infection by Paracoccidioides [Blastomyces] brasiliensis
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