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ICD-10-CM Code L51.1
Stevens-Johnson syndrome

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

L51.1 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of stevens-Johnson syndrome. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

The ICD code L511 is used to code Stevens-Johnson syndrome

Stevens–Johnson syndrome, a form of toxic epidermal necrolysis, is a life-threatening skin condition, in which cell death causes the epidermis to separate from the dermis. The syndrome is thought to be a hypersensitivity complex that affects the skin and the mucous membranes. The most well-known causes are certain medications (such as lamotrigine), but it can also be due to infections, or more rarely, cancers.

Specialty: Dermatology
MeSH Code: D013262
ICD 9 Code: 695.13

Man with Stevens–Johnson syndrome

Source: Wikipedia

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #595-596 - Major skin disorders with MCC.
  • DRG Group #595-596 - Major skin disorders without MCC.

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'L51.1 - Stevens-Johnson syndrome'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code L51.1. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Stevens-Johnson disease or syndrome (L51.1)
Ectodermosis erosiva pluriorificialis (L51.1)


Stevens-Johnson syndrome (exact match)

This is the official exact match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that in all cases where the ICD9 code 695.13 was previously used, L51.1 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.

Parent Code: L51 - Erythema multiforme

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