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ICD-10-CM Code L29.8
Other pruritus

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

L29.8 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of other pruritus. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

The ICD code L298 is used to code Aquagenic pruritus

Aquagenic pruritus is a skin condition characterized by the development of severe, intense, prickling-like epidermal itching without observable skin lesions and evoked by contact with water.

Specialty: Dermatology
Source: Wikipedia

MS-DRG Mapping

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

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Brachioradial pruritus (disorder)
  • Scalp itchy (finding)
  • >= 65.0 years
  • Complaining of itching (finding)
  • Age at onset of clinical finding (observable entity)
  • Itching of skin (finding)
  • Itching of ear (finding)

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'L29.8 - Other pruritus'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code L29.8. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


Other specified pruritic conditions (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 L29.8 and a single ICD9 code, 698.8 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.

Parent Code: L29 - Pruritus

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