ICD-10-CM Code L55.9
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
L55.9 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of sunburn, unspecified. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code L55 is used to code Sunburn
Sunburn is a form of radiation burn that affects living tissue, such as skin, that results from an overexposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation, commonly from the sun. Common symptoms in humans and other animals include red or reddish skin that is hot to the touch, pain, general fatigue, and mild dizziness. An excess of UV radiation can be life-threatening in extreme cases. Exposure of the skin to lesser amounts of UV radiation will often produce a suntan.
|ICD 9 Code:||692.71|
A sunburnt back that was partially protected by a bathing suit top.
- 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 'L55.9 - Sunburn, unspecified'
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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 L55.9 and a single ICD9 code, 692.71 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.