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ICD-10-CM Code L53.8
Other specified erythematous conditions

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

L53.8 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of other specified erythematous conditions. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

The ICD code L538 is used to code Keratolytic winter erythema

Keratolytic Winter erythema (KWE), also known as erythrokeratolysis hiemalis, Oudtshoorn disease and Oudtshoorn skin, is a rare autosomal dominant skin disease of unknown etiology which causes erythema (redness) and keratolysis (peeling) of the skin on the palms and soles. Onset, increased prominence and severity usually occurs during winter. It is a type of genodermatosis.

ICD 9 Code: 695.9
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

  • Cold erythema associated with hemolysins (disorder)
  • Drug-induced erythroderma (disorder)

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'L53.8 - Other specified erythematous conditions'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code L53.8. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


Other specified erythematous 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 L53.8 and a single ICD9 code, 695.89 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.

Parent Code: L53 - Other erythematous conditions

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