ICD-10-CM Code L28
Lichen simplex chronicus and prurigo
Non-Billable CodeNon-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 Code L28 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the three child codes of L28 that describes the diagnosis 'lichen simplex chronicus and prurigo' in more detail.
- L28 Lichen simplex chronicus and prurigo NON-BILLABLE
The ICD code L28 is used to code Dermatitis
Dermatitis, also known as eczema, is inflammation of the skin. It is characterized by itchy, erythematous, vesicular, weeping, and crusting patches. The term eczema is also commonly used to describe atopic dermatitis also known as atopic eczema. In some languages, dermatitis and eczema are synonyms, while in other languages dermatitis implies an acute condition and eczema a chronic one.
|ICD 9 Code:||692|
A moderate case of dermatitis of the hands
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'L28 - Lichen simplex chronicus and prurigo'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code L28. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.