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ICD-10-CM Code L12.0
Bullous pemphigoid

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

L12.0 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of bullous pemphigoid. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

The ICD code L120 is used to code Bullous pemphigoid

Bullous pemphigoid is an acute or chronic autoimmune skin disease, involving the formation of blisters, more appropriately known as bullae, at the space between the skin layers epidermis and dermis. It is classified as a type II hypersensitivity reaction, with the formation of anti-hemidesmosome antibodies.

Specialty: Dermatology
MeSH Code: D010391
ICD 9 Code: 694.5
Source: Wikipedia

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #595-596 - Major skin disorders with MCC.
  • DRG Group #595-596 - Major skin disorders without MCC.

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Localized bullous pemphigoid of vulva (disorder)

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'L12.0 - Bullous pemphigoid'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code L12.0. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


Pemphigoid (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 L12.0 and a single ICD9 code, 694.5 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.

Parent Code: L12 - Pemphigoid

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