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ICD-10-CM Code L80
Vitiligo

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

L80 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of vitiligo. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


The ICD code L80 is used to code Pigmentation disorder

Pigmentation disorders are disturbances of human skin color, either loss or reduction, which may be related to loss of melanocytes or the inability of melanocytes to produce melanin or transport melanosomes correctly.

Specialty: Dermatology
MeSH Code: D010859
ICD 9 Code: 709.01
Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for L80 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Code Type-2 Excludes:
Type-2 Excludes
Type-2 Excludes means the excluded conditions are different, although they may appear similar. A patient may have both conditions, but one does not include the other. Excludes 2 means "not coded here."
Vitiligo of eyelids - instead, use code H02.73-
Vitiligo of vulva - instead, use code N90.89

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #606-607 - Minor skin disorders with MCC.
  • DRG Group #606-607 - Minor skin disorders without MCC.
  • DRG Group #795 - Normal newborn.

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'L80 - Vitiligo'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code L80. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Vitiligo (L80)
Achroma, cutis (L80)

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Vitiligo (exact match)

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 709.01 was previously used, L80 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.


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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/L80