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ICD-10-CM Code L93.0
Discoid lupus erythematosus

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

L93.0 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of discoid lupus erythematosus. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


The ICD code L930 is used to code Discoid lupus erythematosus

Discoid lupus erythematosus (DLE) is a chronic skin condition of sores with inflammation and scarring favoring the face, ears, and scalp and at times on other body areas. These lesions develop as a red, inflamed patch with a scaling and crusty appearance. The center areas may appear lighter in color with a rim darker than the normal skin.

Specialty: Dermatology
MeSH Code: D008179
ICD 9 Code: 695.4

Discoid lupus erythematosus lesion on the face of musician Seal.

Coding Notes for L93.0 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.
Lupus erythematosus NOS

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #595-596 - Major skin disorders with MCC.
  • DRG Group #595-596 - Major skin disorders without MCC.

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Lupus erythematosus-associated poikiloderma (disorder)

Coding Advice SNOMET-CT

  • Consider additional code to identify specific condition or disease

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'L93.0 - Discoid lupus erythematosus'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code L93.0. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Lupus erythematosus (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 L93.0 and a single ICD9 code, 695.4 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.


Parent Code: L93 - Lupus erythematosus

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/L930