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ICD-10-CM Code L01.03
Bullous impetigo

Billable Code
Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

L01.03 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of bullous impetigo. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

The ICD code L01 is used to code Impetigo

Impetigo is a contagious bacterial skin infection most common among preschool children. People who play close contact sports, such as wrestling are also susceptible, regardless of age. Antibiotic creams or pills are often used as a remedy.

Specialty: Dermatology, Infectious Disease
MeSH Code: D007169
ICD 9 Code: 684

A severe case of facial impetigo

Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for L01.03 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
Inclusion Terms are a list of concepts for which a specific code is used. The list of Inclusion Terms is useful for determining the correct code in some cases, but the list is not necessarily exhaustive.
Impetigo neonatorum
Pemphigus neonatorum

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #602-603 - Cellulitis with MCC.
  • DRG Group #602-603 - Cellulitis without MCC.

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'L01.03 - Bullous impetigo'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code L01.03. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


Impetigo (approximate match)

This is the official approximate match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that while there is no exact mapping between this ICD10 code L01.03 and a single ICD9 code, 684 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.

Parent Code: L01.0 - Impetigo

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