ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 19, 2017

See: Atrophic disorders of skin

  ICD-10 Code for Scar conditions & fibrosis of skin L90.5

L90.5 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

L90.5 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 12 Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L00-L99)
Section L80-L99 Other disorders of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L80-L99)
Category L90 Atrophic disorders of skin

• 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.
Inclusion Term
  • Adherent scar (skin)
  • Cicatrix
  • Disfigurement of skin due to scar
  • Fibrosis of skin NOS
  • Scar NOS
Excludes2
See also ICD 10 code for

Related Terms to “Scar conditions and fibrosis of skin”

  • AdherentSee also Adhesions
    • scar(skin) - L90.5
    • tendon in scar - L90.5
  • Atrophy, atrophic(of)
    • scar - L90.5
  • Cicatrix(adherent) (contracted) (painful) (vicious) - L90.5See also Scar
    • skin - L90.5
      • postinfective - L90.5
    • specified site NEC - L90.5
    • wrist, constricting(annular) - L90.5
  • Disfigurement(due to scar) - L90.5
  • Fibrosis, fibrotic
    • skin - L90.5
  • PainfulSee also Pain
    • scar NEC - L90.5
  • Scar, scarring - L90.5See also Cicatrix
    • adherent - L90.5
    • atrophic - L90.5
    • painful - L90.5
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.