ICD-10-CM Code L81.5
Leukoderma, not elsewhere classified
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
L81.5 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of leukoderma, not elsewhere classified. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code L815 is used to code Leukoderma
Leukoderma is a cutaneous condition, an acquired condition with localized loss of pigmentation of the skin that may occur after any number of inflammatory skin conditions, burns, intralesional steroid injections, postdermabrasion, etc. It is largely a cosmetic problem, and is neither infectious nor contagious.
- 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 'L81.5 - Leukoderma, not elsewhere classified'
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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 L81.5 and a single ICD9 code, 709.09 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.
Parent Code: L81 - Other disorders of pigmentation