ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Aug 22, 2017

See: Erythema nodosum

  ICD-10 Code for Erythema nodosum L52

L52 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

L52 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 L52 Erythema nodosum

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Excludes1
  • tuberculous erythema nodosum (A18.4)

Related Terms to “Erythema nodosum”

  • Arthritis, arthritic(acute) (chronic) (nonpyogenic) (subacute) - M19.90
    • due to or associated with
      • erythema
        • nodosum - L52
    • in(due to)
      • erythema
        • nodosum - L52See also subcategory M14.8-
  • Arthropathy - M12.9See also Arthritis
    • in(due to)
      • erythema
        • nodosum - L52
  • Dermatitis(eczematous) - L30.9
    • contusiformis - L52
  • Erythema, erythematous(infectional) (inflammation) - L53.9
    • induratum(nontuberculous) - L52
    • nodosum - L52
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