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

See: Other disorders of skin and subcutaneous tissue, not elsewhere classified

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Other disorders of skin and subcutaneous tissue, not elsewhere classified

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More specific codes for Other disorders of skin and subcutaneous tissue, not elsewhere classified

  • L98.0 - Pyogenic granuloma
  • L98.1 - Factitial dermatitis
  • L98.2 - Febrile neutrophilic dermatosis [Sweet]
  • L98.3 - Eosinophilic cellulitis [Wells]
  • L98.4 - Non-pressure chronic ulcer of skin, not elsewhere classified
    • L98.41 - Non-pressure chronic ulcer of buttock
      • L98.411 - Non-pressure chronic ulcer of buttock limited to breakdown of skin
      • L98.412 - Non-pressure chronic ulcer of buttock with fat layer exposed
      • L98.413 - Non-pressure chronic ulcer of buttock with necrosis of muscle
      • L98.414 - Non-pressure chronic ulcer of buttock with necrosis of bone
      • L98.419 - Non-pressure chronic ulcer of buttock with unspecified severity
    • L98.42 - Non-pressure chronic ulcer of back
      • L98.421 - Non-pressure chronic ulcer of back limited to breakdown of skin
      • L98.422 - Non-pressure chronic ulcer of back with fat layer exposed
      • L98.423 - Non-pressure chronic ulcer of back with necrosis of muscle
      • L98.424 - Non-pressure chronic ulcer of back with necrosis of bone
      • L98.429 - Non-pressure chronic ulcer of back with unspecified severity
    • L98.49 - Non-pressure chronic ulcer of skin of other sites
      • L98.491 - Non-pressure chronic ulcer of skin of other sites limited to breakdown of skin
      • L98.492 - Non-pressure chronic ulcer of skin of other sites with fat layer exposed
      • L98.493 - Non-pressure chronic ulcer of skin of other sites with necrosis of muscle
      • L98.494 - Non-pressure chronic ulcer of skin of other sites with necrosis of bone
      • L98.499 - Non-pressure chronic ulcer of skin of other sites with unspecified severity
  • L98.5 - Mucinosis of the skin
  • L98.6 - Other infiltrative disorders of the skin and subcutaneous tissue
  • L98.7 - Excessive and redundant skin and subcutaneous tissue
  • L98.8 - Other specified disorders of the skin and subcutaneous tissue
  • L98.9 - Disorder of the skin and subcutaneous tissue, unspecified
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