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ICD-10-CM Code L95
Vasculitis limited to skin, not elsewhere classified

Non-Billable Code
Non-Billable means the code is not sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis. Use a child code to capture more detail.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

ICD Code L95 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the four child codes of L95 that describes the diagnosis 'vasculitis limited to skin, not elsewhere classified' in more detail.

The ICD code L95 is used to code Vasculitis

Vasculitis (plural: vasculitides) is a group of disorders that destroy blood vessels by inflammation. Both arteries and veins are affected. Lymphangitis is sometimes considered a type of vasculitis. Vasculitis is primarily caused by leukocyte migration and resultant damage.

Specialty: Rheumatology
MeSH Codes: D014657, D014657
ICD 9 Codes: 446, 447.6

Micrograph showing a vasculitis (Churg-Strauss syndrome). H&E stain.

Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for L95 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."
Angioma serpiginosum - instead, use code L81.7
Henoch(-Schönlein) purpura - instead, use code D69.0
Hypersensitivity angiitis - instead, use code M31.0
Lupus panniculitis - instead, use code L93.2
Panniculitis NOS - instead, use code M79.3
Panniculitis of neck and back - instead, use code M54.0-
Polyarteritis nodosa - instead, use code M30.0
Relapsing panniculitis - instead, use code M35.6
Rheumatoid vasculitis - instead, use code M05.2
Serum sickness - instead, use code T80.6-
Urticaria - instead, use code L50.-
Wegener's granulomatosis - instead, use code M31.3-

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'L95 - Vasculitis limited to skin, not elsewhere classified'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code L95. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

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