ICD-10-CM Code L43.2
Lichenoid drug reaction
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
L43.2 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of lichenoid drug reaction. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code L43 is used to code Lichen planus
Lichen planus (LP) is a disease of the skin and/or mucous membranes that resembles lichen. The cause is unknown, but it is thought to be the result of an autoimmune process with an unknown initial trigger. There is no cure, but many different medications and procedures have been used to control the symptoms.
|MeSH Codes:||D008010, D017676|
|ICD 9 Codes:||697.0, 697.0|
Lichen planus affecting the shins.
Coding Notes for L43.2 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Additional Code Note:
Use Additional CodeUse Additional Code note means a second code must be used in conjunction with this code. Codes with this note are Etiology codes and must be followed by a Manifestation code or codes.
- Code for adverse effect, if applicable, to identify drug See Section T36-T50 with fifth or sixth character 5)
- 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 'L43.2 - Lichenoid drug reaction'
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Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
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 L43.2 and a single ICD9 code, 697.0 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.