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ICD-10-CM Code L92.1
Necrobiosis lipoidica, not elsewhere classified

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

L92.1 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of necrobiosis lipoidica, not elsewhere classified. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

The ICD code L921 is used to code Subcutaneous granuloma annulare

Subcutaneous granuloma annulare (also known as "Deep granuloma annulare," and "Pseudorheumatoid nodule") is a skin condition of unknown cause, most commonly affecting children, with girls affected twice as commonly as boys, characterized by skin lesions most often on the lower legs.:704

Specialty: Dermatology
MeSH Codes: ,
ICD 9 Codes: , 695.89
Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for L92.1 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 Excludes
Type-1 Excludes mean the conditions excluded are mutually exclusive and should never be coded together. Excludes 1 means "do not code here."
Necrobiosis lipoidica associated with diabetes mellitus - instead, use Section E08-E13 with .620)

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 'L92.1 - Necrobiosis lipoidica, not elsewhere classified'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code L92.1. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


Degenerative skin disorders (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 L92.1 and a single ICD9 code, 709.3 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.

Parent Code: L92 - Granulomatous disorders of skin and subcutaneous tissue

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