ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 22, 2017
  ICD-10 Code for Pruritus ani L29.0

L29.0 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

L29.0 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 12 Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L00-L99)
Section L20-L30 Dermatitis and eczema (L20-L30)
Category L29 Pruritus

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Related Terms to “Pruritus ani”

  • Itch, itchingSee also Pruritus
    • perianal - L29.0
  • Pruritus, pruritic(essential) - L29.9
    • ani, anus - L29.0
    • perianal - L29.0
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Questions related to L29.0 Pruritus ani

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