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ICD-10-CM Code L81.7
Pigmented purpuric dermatosis

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

L81.7 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of pigmented purpuric dermatosis. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

The ICD code L817 is used to code Pigmented purpuric dermatosis

Pigmented purpuric dermatosis (also known as "progressive pigmentary dermatosis," "purpura pigmentosa chronica," "pigmentary purpuric eruptions," or "progressive pigmenting purpura") refers to one of the three major classes of skin conditions characterized by purpuric skin eruptions.

Specialty: Dermatology

Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for L81.7 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
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Angioma serpiginosum

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.

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Pigmented purpuric lichenoid dermatitis of Gougerot and Blum (disorder)

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'L81.7 - Pigmented purpuric dermatosis'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code L81.7. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Schamberg's disease(progressive pigmentary dermatosis) (L81.7)
Gougerot's syndrome(trisymptomatic) (L81.7)
Gougerot-Blum syndrome(pigmented purpuric lichenoid dermatitis) (L81.7)


Other dyschromia (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 L81.7 and a single ICD9 code, 709.09 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.

Parent Code: L81 - Other disorders of pigmentation

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