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ICD-10-CM Code L87.0
Keratosis follicularis et parafollicularis in cutem penetrans

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

L87.0 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of keratosis follicularis et parafollicularis in cutem penetrans. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

The ICD code L870 is used to code Kyrle disease

Kyrle disease or hyperkeratosis follicularis et parafollicularis in cutem penetrans is identified as a form of an acquired perforating disease. Other major perforating diseases are elastosis perforans serpiginosa and reactive perforating collagenosis. Recently, however, there is a controversy on categorizing Kyrle disease with perforating dermatosis or a subtype of acquired perforating collagenosis.

Specialty: Dermatology
Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for L87.0 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
Inclusion Terms are a list of concepts for which a specific code is used. The list of Inclusion Terms is useful for determining the correct code in some cases, but the list is not necessarily exhaustive.
Kyrle disease
Hyperkeratosis follicularis penetrans

MS-DRG Mapping

  • 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 'L87.0 - Keratosis follicularis et parafollicularis in cutem penetrans'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code L87.0. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


Keratoderma, acquired (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 L87.0 and a single ICD9 code, 701.1 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.

Parent Code: L87 - Transepidermal elimination disorders

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