ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 23, 2017

See: Urticaria

L50 is NOT a complete or valid ICD 10 diagnosis code.

You should code each health care encounter to the level of certainty known for that encounter. When sufficient clinical information is not known or available to assign a more specific code, it is acceptable to report the appropriate unspecified code.

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Urticaria

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Excludes1
  • allergic contact dermatitis (L23.-)
  • angioneurotic edema (T78.3)
  • giant urticaria (T78.3)
  • hereditary angio-edema (D84.1)
  • Quincke's edema (T78.3)
  • serum urticaria (T80.6-)
  • solar urticaria (L56.3)
  • urticaria neonatorum (P83.8)
  • urticaria papulosa (L28.2)
  • urticaria pigmentosa (Q82.2)

More specific codes for Urticaria

  • L50.0 - Allergic urticaria
  • L50.1 - Idiopathic urticaria
  • L50.2 - Urticaria due to cold and heat
  • L50.3 - Dermatographic urticaria
  • L50.4 - Vibratory urticaria
  • L50.5 - Cholinergic urticaria
  • L50.6 - Contact urticaria
  • L50.8 - Other urticaria
  • L50.9 - Urticaria, unspecified
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Questions related to L50 Urticaria

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