Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 117.2
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 117.2 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 117.2 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).
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 117.2 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM B43.9 Chromomycosis, unspecified
Approximate 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
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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