Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 117.2
  • 2015
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 117.2 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 117.2 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Chromoblastomycosis infection
  • Cutaneous chromomycosis
Clinical Information
  • Scaly papule or warty growth, caused by five fungi, that spreads as a result of satellite lesions affecting the foot or leg. The extremity may become swollen and, at its distal portion, covered with various nodular, tumorous, verrucous lesions that resemble cauliflower. In rare instances, the disease may begin on the hand or wrist and involve the entire upper extremity. (Arnold, Odom, and James, Andrew's Diseases of the Skin, 8th ed, p362)
Applies To
  • Chromomycosis
  • Infection by Cladosporidium carrionii, Fonsecaea compactum, Fonsecaea pedrosoi, Phialophora verrucosa
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 117.2 converts approximately to:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM B43.9 Chromomycosis, unspecified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 117.2:
  • Chromoblastomycosis 117.2
  • Chromomycosis 117.2
  • Dermatitis (allergic) (contact) (occupational) (venenata) 692.9
    • verrucosa 117.2
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
    • Fonsecaea
      • compactum 117.2
      • pedrosoi 117.2
    • Phialophora
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