ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Oct 24, 2017

See: Hypertrophic disorders of skin

  ICD-10 Code for Hypertrophic scar L91.0

L91.0 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

L91.0 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Chapter 12 Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L00-L99)
Section L80-L99 Other disorders of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L80-L99)
Category L91 Hypertrophic disorders of skin

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Keloid
  • Keloid scar
See also ICD 10 code for

Related Terms to “Hypertrophic scar”

  • Hypertrophy, hypertrophic
    • scar - L91.0
  • Kelis - L91.0
  • Keloid, cheloid - L91.0
    • Hawkin's - L91.0
    • scar - L91.0
  • Keloma - L91.0
  • Scar, scarring - L90.5See also Cicatrix
    • cheloid - L91.0
    • hypertrophic - L91.0
    • keloid - L91.0
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to L91.0 Hypertrophic scar

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.