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ICD-10-CM Code L28.1
Prurigo nodularis

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

L28.1 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of prurigo nodularis. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

The ICD code L281 is used to code Prurigo nodularis

Prurigo nodularis (PN) is a skin disease characterised by pruritic (itchy) nodules which usually appear on the arms or legs. Patients often present with multiple excoriated lesions caused by scratching. PN is also known as Hyde prurigo nodularis, Picker's nodules, atypical nodular form of neurodermatitis circumscripta, lichen corneus obtusus.

Specialty: Dermatology
MeSH Codes: , D011536, D011536
ICD 9 Codes: 698.3, 698.2, 698.3
Source: Wikipedia

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 'L28.1 - Prurigo nodularis'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code L28.1. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


Lichenification and lichen simplex chronicus (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 L28.1 and a single ICD9 code, 698.3 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.

Parent Code: L28 - Lichen simplex chronicus and prurigo

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