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ICD-10-CM Code L08.8
Other specified local infections of the skin and subcutaneous tissue

NON-BILLABLE
Non-Billable Code
Non-Billable means the code is not sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis. Use a child code to capture more detail.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

ICD Code L08.8 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the three child codes of L08.8 that describes the diagnosis 'oth local infections of the skin and subcutaneous tissue' in more detail.


The ICD code L088 is used to code Pitted keratolysis

Pitted keratolysis (also known as "Keratolysis plantare sulcatum," "Keratoma plantare sulcatum," and "Ringed keratolysis") is a non-contagious skin infection that can be caused by wearing tight or restricting footwear and excessive sweating. The infection is characterized by craterlike pits on the surface of the feet and toes, particularly weight bearing areas. Treatment consists of the application of topical antibiotics. Pitted Keratolysis is caused by bacteria, which thrive in these environments.

Specialty: Dermatology

Parent Code: L08 - Other local infections of skin and subcutaneous tissue

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/L088