ICD-10-CM Code L81.2
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
L81.2 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of freckles. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code L812 is used to code Freckle
Freckles, sometimes called ephelides (singular ephelis), are clusters of concentrated melaninized cells which are most easily visible on people with a fair complexion. Freckles do not have an increased number of the melanin-producing cells melanocytes, but instead have melanocytes that overproduce melanin granules (melanosomes) changing the coloration of the outer skin cells called (keratinocytes). As such, freckles are different from lentigines and moles.
|ICD 9 Code:||709.09|
Slight facial freckles on a child.
- DRG Group #606-607 - Minor skin disorders with MCC.
- DRG Group #606-607 - Minor skin disorders without MCC.
- DRG Group #795 - Normal newborn.
Related Concepts SNOMET-CT
- Axillary freckling due to neurofibromatosis (disorder)
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'L81.2 - Freckles'
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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 L81.2 and a single ICD9 code, 709.09 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.