1. L81 Other disorders of pigmentation

    Excludes1

    • birthmark NOS (Q82.5)
    • Peutz-Jeghers syndrome (Q85.8)

    Excludes2

    • nevus - see Alphabetical Index
    1. L81.0 Postinflammatory hyperpigmentation

    2. L81.1 Chloasma

    3. L81.2 Freckles

    4. L81.3 Café au lait spots

    5. L81.4 Other melanin hyperpigmentation

      Inclusion term(s):

      • Lentigo
    6. L81.5 Leukoderma, not elsewhere classified

    7. L81.6 Other disorders of diminished melanin formation

    8. L81.7 Pigmented purpuric dermatosis

      Inclusion term(s):

      • Angioma serpiginosum
    9. L81.8 Other specified disorders of pigmentation

      Inclusion term(s):

      • Iron pigmentation
      • Tattoo pigmentation
    10. L81.9 Disorder of pigmentation, unspecified

Abbreviations used here:

NEC Not elsewhere classifiable
This abbreviation in the Tabular List represents “other specified”. When a specific code is not available for a condition, the Tabular List includes an NEC entry under a code to identify the code as the “other specified” code.

NOS Not otherwise specified
This abbreviation is the equivalent of unspecified.