ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Oct 16, 2017

See: Staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome

  ICD-10 Code for Staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome L00

L00 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

L00 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 12 Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L00-L99)
Section L00-L08 Infections of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L00-L08)
Category L00 Staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome

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Inclusion Term
  • Ritter's disease
Use Additional Code
  • code to identify percentage of skin exfoliation (L49.-)
Excludes1
  • bullous impetigo (L01.03)
  • pemphigus neonatorum (L01.03)
  • toxic epidermal necrolysis [Lyell] (L51.2)
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Related Terms to “Staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome”

  • Dermatitis(eczematous) - L30.9
  • Disease, diseasedSee also Syndrome
    • Ritter's - L00
  • Ritter's disease - L00
  • Staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome - L00
  • SyndromeSee also Disease
    • staphylococcal scalded skin - L00
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Questions related to L00 Staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome

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