ICD-10-CM Code L94.0
Localized scleroderma [morphea]
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
L94.0 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of localized scleroderma [morphea]. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code L940 is used to code Scleroderma
Scleroderma, also known as systemic sclerosis, is a chronic systemic autoimmune disease characterised by hardening (sclero) of the skin (derma). In the more severe form, it also affects internal organs.
|ICD 9 Codes:||701.0, 710.1|
Coding Notes for L94.0 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Inclusion TermsInclusion 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.
- Circumscribed scleroderma
- 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 'L94.0 - Localized scleroderma [morphea]'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code L94.0. 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 L94.0 and a single ICD9 code, 701.0 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.