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ICD-10-CM Code L40.5
Arthropathic psoriasis

Non-Billable Code
Non-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-10 from 2011 - 2016

ICD Code L40.5 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the six child codes of L40.5 that describes the diagnosis 'arthropathic psoriasis' in more detail.

The ICD code L405 is used to code Psoriatic arthritis

Psoriatic arthritis (also arthritis psoriatica, arthropathic psoriasis or psoriatic arthropathy) is a type of inflammatory arthritis that will develop in up to 30 percent of people who have the chronic skin condition psoriasis. Psoriatic arthritis is classified as a seronegative spondyloarthropathy and therefore occurs more commonly in patients with tissue type HLA-B27.

Specialty: Rheumatology
MeSH Code: D015535
ICD 9 Code: 696.0

Severe psoriatic arthritis of both feet and ankles. Note the changes to the nails.

Source: Wikipedia

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Psoriatic dactylitis (disorder)

Parent Code: L40 - Psoriasis

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