ICD-10-CM Code L50.6
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
L50.6 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of contact urticaria. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code L50 is used to code Urticaria
Urticaria (from the Latin urtica, "nettle" from urere, "to burn"), commonly referred to as hives, is a kind of skin rash notable for pale red, raised, itchy bumps. Hives may cause a burning or stinging sensation. They are frequently caused by allergic reactions; however, there are many nonallergic causes. Most cases of hives lasting less than six weeks (acute urticaria) are the result of an allergic trigger. Chronic urticaria (hives lasting longer than six weeks) is rarely due to an allergy.
|ICD 9 Code:||708|
Urticaria on the arm
- DRG Group #606-607 - Minor skin disorders with MCC.
- DRG Group #606-607 - Minor skin disorders without MCC.
Related Concepts SNOMET-CT
- Allergic contact urticaria (disorder)
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'L50.6 - Contact urticaria'
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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 L50.6 and a single ICD9 code, 708.8 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.