ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 18, 2017
  ICD-10 Code for Epidermal cyst L72.0

L72.0 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

L72.0 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 12 Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L00-L99)
Section L60-L75 Disorders of skin appendages (L60-L75)
Category L72 Follicular cysts of skin and subcutaneous tissue

• See below for any additional coding requirements that may be necessary.

• Check for any notations, inclusions and/or exclusions that are specific to this ICD 10 code before using

1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
See also ICD 10 code for

Related Terms to “Epidermal cyst”

  • Cyst(colloid) (mucous) (simple) (retention)
    • dermoid — see Neoplasm, benign, by site
      • implantation
        • external area or site NEC(skin) - L72.0
    • epidermal, epidermoid(inclusion) (see also Cyst, skin) - L72.0
    • epithelial(inclusion) - L72.0
    • implantation(dermoid)
      • external area or site NEC(skin) - L72.0
    • inclusion(epidermal) (epithelial) (epidermoid) (squamous) - L72.0
    • skin - L72.9
      • epidermal, epidermoid - L72.0
      • epithelial - L72.0
      • inclusion - L72.0
  • Implantation
    • cyst
      • external area or site NEC(skin) - L72.0
  • Milium - L72.0
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.