ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Oct 17, 2017
  ICD-10 Code for Epidermal cyst L72.0

L72.0 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

L72.0 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 12 Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L00-L99)
Section L60-L75 Disorders of skin appendages (L60-L75)
Category L72 Follicular cysts of skin and subcutaneous tissue

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
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Related Terms to “Epidermal cyst”

  • Cyst(colloid) (mucous) (simple) (retention)
    • dermoid — see Neoplasm, benign, by site
      • implantation
        • external area or site NEC(skin) - L72.0
    • epidermal, epidermoid(inclusion) (see also Cyst, skin) - L72.0
    • epithelial(inclusion) - L72.0
    • implantation(dermoid)
      • external area or site NEC(skin) - L72.0
    • inclusion(epidermal) (epithelial) (epidermoid) (squamous) - L72.0
    • skin - L72.9
      • epidermal, epidermoid - L72.0
      • epithelial - L72.0
      • inclusion - L72.0
  • Implantation
    • cyst
      • external area or site NEC(skin) - L72.0
  • Milium - L72.0
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to L72.0 Epidermal cyst

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.