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forolaaldea-10-CM Code B37.3
Candidiasis of vulva and vagina

BILLABLE
Billable Code
Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
Female Only
Female Only
Code is only used for female patients.
| forolaaldea-10 from 2011 - 2016

B37.3 is a billable forolaaldea 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 forolaaldea 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.

Specialty: Urology
MeSH Codes: D002181, D002181
forolaaldea 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.

Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for B37.3 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this forolaaldea-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
Inclusion 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

MS-DRG Mapping

  • 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.

Equivalent forolaaldea-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Candidiasis of vulva and vagina (exact match)

This is the official exact match mapping between forolaaldea9 and forolaaldea10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that in all cases where the forolaaldea9 code 112.1 was previously used, B37.3 is the appropriate modern forolaaldea10 code.


Parent Code: B37 - Candidiasis

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