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ICD-10-CM Code L08.81
Pyoderma vegetans

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

L08.81 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of pyoderma vegetans. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


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
Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for L08.81 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 Excludes
Type-1 Excludes mean the conditions excluded are mutually exclusive and should never be coded together. Excludes 1 means "do not code here."
Pyoderma gangrenosum - instead, use Code L88
Pyoderma NOS - instead, use code L08.0

MS-DRG Mapping

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

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'L08.81 - Pyoderma vegetans'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code L08.81. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Other pyoderma (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 L08.81 and a single ICD9 code, 686.09 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.


Parent Code: L08.8 - Other specified local infections of the skin and subcutaneous tissue

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