ICD-10-CM Code L70.0
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
L70.0 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of acne vulgaris. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code L700 is used to code Acne vulgaris
Acne vulgaris (or simply acne) is a long-term skin disease that occurs when hair follicles become clogged with dead skin cells and oil from the skin. Acne is characterized by areas of blackheads, whiteheads, pimples, and greasy skin, and may result in scarring. The resulting appearance can lead to anxiety, reduced self-esteem and, in extreme cases, depression or thoughts of suicide.
|ICD 9 Code:||706.1|
Acne in a 14-year-old male during puberty
- DRG Group #606-607 - Minor skin disorders with MCC.
- DRG Group #606-607 - Minor skin disorders without MCC.
Related Concepts SNOMET-CT
- Familial dyskeratotic comedones (disorder)
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'L70.0 - Acne vulgaris'
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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 L70.0 and a single ICD9 code, 706.1 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.