ICD-10-CM Code B37.3
Candidiasis of vulva and vagina
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
Female OnlyCode is only used for female patients.
B37.3 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of candidiasis of vulva and vagina. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code B373 is used to code Vaginal yeast infection
Vaginal yeast infection, also known as candidal vulvovaginitis and vaginal thrush, is excessive growth of yeast in the vagina that results in irritation. The most common symptom is vaginal itching, which may be severe. Other symptoms include burning with urination, white and thick vaginal discharge that typically does not smell bad, pain with sex, and redness around the vagina. Symptoms often worsen just before a woman's period.
|MeSH Codes:||D002181, D002181|
|ICD 9 Codes:||112.1, 616.1|
Vaginal wet mount showing the pseudohyphae of Candida albicans surrounded by round vaginal skin cells, in a case of candidal vulvovaginitis.
Coding Notes for B37.3 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Inclusion TermsInclusion Terms are a list of concepts for which a specific code is used. The list of Inclusion Terms is useful for determining the correct code in some cases, but the list is not necessarily exhaustive.
- Candidal vulvovaginitis
- Monilial vulvovaginitis
- Vaginal thrush
- DRG Group #742-743 - Uterine and adnexa procedure for non-malignancy with CC or MCC.
- DRG Group #742-743 - Uterine and adnexa procedure for non-malignancy without CC or MCC.
- DRG Group #757-759 - Infections, female reproductive system with MCC.
- DRG Group #757-759 - Infections, female reproductive system with CC.
- DRG Group #757-759 - Infections, female reproductive system without CC or MCC.
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'B37.3 - Candidiasis of vulva and vagina'
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Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
This is the official exact match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that in all cases where the ICD9 code 112.1 was previously used, B37.3 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.