ICD-11 classes
01 Certain infectious or parasitic diseases
Pyogenic bacterial infections of the skin or subcutaneous...
1B74 — Superficial bacterial folliculitis

ICD-11 1B74 — Superficial bacterial folliculitis

Bacterial infection of the follicular ostium manifested as follicular papules and pustules with perifollicular erythema. The most commonly isolated organisms are coagulase-negative staphylococci and Staphylococcus aureus. The infection may be acute but is more commonly subacute or chronic; individual lesions heal without scarring. Commonly affected sites include the scalp, beard area, thighs and buttocks.

The diagnosis includes nothing.

The diagnosis excludes nothing.

Diagnosis with code 1B74 contains 3 clarifying diagnoses:

  1. 1B74.0 — Staphylococcus aureus superficial folliculitis
  2. 1B74.Y — Superficial bacterial folliculitis due to other specified organism
  3. 1B74.Z — Superficial bacterial folliculitis due to unspecified organism

The diagnosis is coded elsewhere:

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