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ICD-10-CM Code L60.3
Nail dystrophy

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

L60.3 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of nail dystrophy. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

The ICD code L603 is used to code Koilonychia

Koilonychia (from the Greek: koilos-, hollow, onikh-, nail), also known as spoon nails,:782 is a nail disease that can be a sign of hypochromic anemia, especially iron-deficiency anemia.:656 " It refers to abnormally thin nails (usually of the hand) which have lost their convexity, becoming flat or even concave in shape. In a sense, koilonychia is the opposite of nail clubbing. In early stages nails may be brittle and chip or break easily.

Specialty: Medical Genetics
MeSH Codes: , , ,
ICD 9 Codes: 703.8, 757.5, ,
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

  • Traumatic onycholysis (disorder)

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'L60.3 - Nail dystrophy'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code L60.3. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Spoon nail (L60.3)
Onychodystrophy (L60.3)
Onychomalacia (L60.3)
Onychorrhexis (L60.3)
Onychoschizia (L60.3)
Koilonychia (L60.3)
Egg shell nails (L60.3)


Other specified diseases of nail (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 L60.3 and a single ICD9 code, 703.8 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.

Parent Code: L60 - Nail disorders

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