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ICD-10-CM Code L13.0
Dermatitis herpetiformis

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

L13.0 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of dermatitis herpetiformis. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

The ICD code L13 is used to code Dermatitis herpetiformis

Dermatitis herpetiformis (DH), or Duhring's disease, is a chronic blistering skin condition, characterised by blisters filled with a watery fluid. Despite its name, DH is neither related to nor caused by herpes virus: the name means that it is a skin inflammation having an appearance similar to herpes.

Specialty: Dermatology
MeSH Code: D003874
ICD 9 Code: 694.0

Dermatitis herpetiformis characteristic rash

Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for L13.0 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.
Duhring's disease
Hydroa herpetiformis
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."
Juvenile dermatitis herpetiformis - instead, use code L12.2
Senile dermatitis herpetiformis - instead, use code L12.0

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #606-607 - Minor skin disorders with MCC.
  • DRG Group #606-607 - Minor skin disorders without MCC.

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'L13.0 - Dermatitis herpetiformis'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code L13.0. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Duhring's disease(dermatitis herpetiformis) (L13.0)
Brocq-Duhring disease(dermatitis herpetiformis) (L13.0)


Dermatitis herpetiformis (exact match)

This is the official exact match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that in all cases where the ICD9 code 694.0 was previously used, L13.0 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.

Parent Code: L13 - Other bullous disorders

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/L130