ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Oct 20, 2017

See: Lichen planus

  ICD-10 Code for Lichen planus, unspecified L43.9

L43.9 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

L43.9 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 12 Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L00-L99)
Section L40-L45 Papulosquamous disorders (L40-L45)
Category L43 Lichen planus

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.

Related Terms to “Lichen planus, unspecified”

  • Lichen - L28.0
    • planus(chronicus) - L43.9
      • of Wilson - L43.9
    • ruber
      • planus - L43.9
  • Wilson's
    • lichen ruber - L43.9
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to L43.9 Lichen planus, unspecified

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.