ICD-10-CM Code L85.0
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
L85.0 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of acquired ichthyosis. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code L850 is used to code Ichthyosis acquisita
Ichthyosis acquisita (or "acquired ichthyosis") is a disorder clinically and histologically similar to ichthyosis vulgaris.:565
|ICD 9 Code:||701.1|
Coding Notes for L85.0 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 ExcludesType-1 Excludes mean the conditions excluded are mutually exclusive and should never be coded together. Excludes 1 means "do not code here."
- Congenital ichthyosis - instead, use code Q80.-
- 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 'L85.0 - Acquired ichthyosis'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code L85.0. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.
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 L85.0 and a single ICD9 code, 701.1 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.
Parent Code: L85 - Other epidermal thickening