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

See: Other erythematous conditions

  ICD-10 Code for Erythematous condition, unspecified L53.9

L53.9 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

L53.9 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 L53 Other erythematous conditions

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Inclusion Term
  • Erythema NOS
  • Erythroderma NOS
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Related Terms to “Erythematous condition, unspecified”

  • Erythema, erythematous(infectional) (inflammation) - L53.9
  • Erythroderma(secondary) - L53.9See also Erythema
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