ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 18, 2017

See: Other erythematous conditions

L53 is NOT a complete or valid ICD 10 diagnosis code.

You should code each health care encounter to the level of certainty known for that encounter. When sufficient clinical information is not known or available to assign a more specific code, it is acceptable to report the appropriate unspecified code.

See below for more specifc codes relating to
Other erythematous conditions
Excludes1
  • erythema ab igne (L59.0)
  • erythema due to external agents in contact with skin (L23-L25)
  • erythema intertrigo (L30.4)

More specific codes for Other erythematous conditions

  • L53.0 - Toxic erythema
  • L53.1 - Erythema annulare centrifugum
  • L53.2 - Erythema marginatum
  • L53.3 - Other chronic figurate erythema
  • L53.8 - Other specified erythematous conditions
  • L53.9 - Erythematous condition, unspecified
See also ICD 10 code for
Back to L53
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.