ICD-10-CM Code L95.8
Other vasculitis limited to the skin
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
L95.8 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of other vasculitis limited to the skin. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code L958 is used to code Nodular vasculitis
Nodular vasculitis is a skin condition characterized by crops of small, tender, erythematous nodules on the legs, mostly on the calves and shins. Miroscopically there are epithelioid granulomas and vasculitis in the subcutaneous tissue, making it a form of panicullitis. Most of these cases are now thought to be manifestation of tuberculosis and indeed they respond well to anti-tuberculous treatment.
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- DRG Group #606-607 - Minor skin disorders with MCC.
- DRG Group #606-607 - Minor skin disorders without MCC.
Related Concepts SNOMET-CT
- Urticarial vasculitis with monoclonal immunoglobulin M component, Schnitzler (disorder)
- Gougerot-Ruiter purpura (disorder)
Coding Advice SNOMET-CT
- Possible requirement for an external cause code
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'L95.8 - Other vasculitis limited to the skin'
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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 L95.8 and a single ICD9 code, 709.1 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.