ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 17, 2017

See: Lichen simplex chronicus and prurigo

  ICD-10 Code for Lichen simplex chronicus L28.0

L28.0 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

L28.0 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 12 Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L00-L99)
Section L20-L30 Dermatitis and eczema (L20-L30)
Category L28 Lichen simplex chronicus and prurigo

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Circumscribed neurodermatitis
  • Lichen NOS
See also ICD 10 code for

Related Terms to “Lichen simplex chronicus”

  • Dermatitis(eczematous) - L30.9
    • lichenified NEC - L28.0
  • Eczema(acute) (chronic) (erythematous) (fissum) (rubrum) (squamous) - L30.9See also Dermatitis
    • hypertrophicum - L28.0
    • lichenified NEC - L28.0
  • Eruption
    • skin(nonspecific) - R21
      • lichenoid - L28.0
  • Lichen - L28.0
    • simplex(chronicus) (circumscriptus) - L28.0
  • Lichenification - L28.0
  • Neurodermatitis(circumscribed) (circumscripta) (local) - L28.0
  • Vidal's disease - L28.0
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

When ICD 10 was implemented on October 1, 2015, it did not affect physicians', outpatient facilities', and hospital outpatient departments' use of CPT codes on Medicare Fee-For-Service claims. Providers should continue to use CPT codes to report these services.