ICD-10-CM Code L53.9
Erythematous condition, unspecified
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
L53.9 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of erythematous condition, unspecified. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code L539 is used to code Erythroderma
Erythroderma (also known as "Exfoliative dermatitis," "Dermatitis exfoliativa) is an inflammatory skin disease with erythema and scaling that affects nearly the entire cutaneous surface.
|ICD 9 Code:||695.9|
Coding Notes for L53.9 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Inclusion TermsInclusion Terms are a list of concepts for which a specific code is used. The list of Inclusion Terms is useful for determining the correct code in some cases, but the list is not necessarily exhaustive.
- Erythema NOS
- Erythroderma NOS
- 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 'L53.9 - Erythematous condition, unspecified'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code L53.9. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.
Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
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 695.9 was previously used, L53.9 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.