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

See: Other disorders of pigmentation

L81 is NOT a complete or valid ICD 10 diagnosis code.

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Other disorders of pigmentation

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Excludes1
  • birthmark NOS (Q82.5)
  • Peutz-Jeghers syndrome (Q85.8)
Excludes2
  • nevus - see Alphabetical Index

More specific codes for Other disorders of pigmentation

  • L81.0 - Postinflammatory hyperpigmentation
  • L81.1 - Chloasma
  • L81.2 - Freckles
  • L81.3 - Café au lait spots
  • L81.4 - Other melanin hyperpigmentation
  • L81.5 - Leukoderma, not elsewhere classified
  • L81.6 - Other disorders of diminished melanin formation
  • L81.7 - Pigmented purpuric dermatosis
  • L81.8 - Other specified disorders of pigmentation
  • L81.9 - Disorder of pigmentation, unspecified
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