ICD-10 Code
International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision
Dec 11, 2017
  ICD-10 Code for Mucinosis of the skin L98.5

L98.5 is a valid1 ICD 10 diagnosis code.

L98.5 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 L98 Other disorders of skin and subcutaneous tissue, not elsewhere classified

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1 No additional coding requirements necessary.
Inclusion Term
  • Focal mucinosis
  • Lichen myxedematosus
  • Reticular erythematous mucinosis
Excludes1
See also ICD 10 code for

Related Terms to “Mucinosis of the skin”

  • Lichen - L28.0
    • myxedematosus - L98.5
  • Mucinosis(cutaneous) (focal) (papular) (reticular erythematous) (skin) - L98.5
  • Myxedema(adult) (idiocy) (infantile) (juvenile) - E03.9See also Hypothyroidism
    • cutis - L98.5
    • papular - L98.5
  • Reticular erythematous mucinosis - L98.5
  • Scleromyxedema - L98.5
See the 2017 ICD-10-CM Coding Guidelines.

Questions related to L98.5 Mucinosis of the skin

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