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ICD-10-CM Code L74.2
Miliaria profunda

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

L74.2 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of miliaria profunda. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

The ICD code L742 is used to code Miliaria

Miliaria (/ˌmɪl.iˈɛər.i.ə/; also called "sweat rash", "heat rash" or "prickly heat") is a skin disease marked by small and itchy rashes. Miliaria is a common ailment in hot and humid conditions, such as in the tropics and during the summer season. Although it affects people of all ages, it is especially common in children and infants due to their underdeveloped sweat glands.

Specialty: Dermatology
MeSH Code: D008883
ICD 9 Code: 705.1

Typical red spots on chest, neck and shoulders, caused by miliaria rubra

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Coding Notes for L74.2 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
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Miliaria tropicalis

MS-DRG Mapping

  • 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 'L74.2 - Miliaria profunda'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code L74.2. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


Prickly heat (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 L74.2 and a single ICD9 code, 705.1 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.

Parent Code: L74 - Eccrine sweat disorders

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