ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Oct 24, 2017
  ICD-10 Code for Stevens-Johnson syndrome L51.1

L51.1 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

L51.1 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 12 Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L00-L99)
Section L49-L54 Urticaria and erythema (L49-L54)
Category L51 Erythema multiforme

• See below for any additional coding requirements that may be necessary.

• Check for any notations, inclusions and/or exclusions that are specific to this ICD 10 code before using

1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
See also ICD 10 code for

Related Terms to “Stevens-Johnson syndrome”

  • Ectodermosis erosiva pluriorificialis - L51.1
  • Erythema, erythematous(infectional) (inflammation) - L53.9
    • multiforme(major) (minor) - L51.9
      • bullous, bullosum - L51.1
      • conjunctiva - L51.1
  • Stevens-Johnson disease or syndrome - L51.1
  • SyndromeSee also Disease
    • Stevens-Johnson syndrome - L51.1
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to L51.1 Stevens-Johnson syndrome

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.