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ICD-10-CM Code L98.0
Pyogenic granuloma

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

L98.0 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of pyogenic granuloma. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


The ICD code L980 is used to code Pyogenic granuloma

Pyogenic granuloma (also known as a "Eruptive hemangioma", "Granulation tissue-type hemangioma", "Granuloma gravidarum", "Lobular capillary hemangioma", "Pregnancy tumor", and "Tumor of pregnancy") is a vascular lesion that occurs on both mucosa and skin, and appears as an overgrowth of tissue due to irritation, physical trauma or hormonal factors. It is often found to involve the gums, the skin and nasal septum, and has also been found far from the head such as in the thigh.

Specialty: Dermatology
MeSH Code: D017789
ICD 9 Code: 686.1

Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for L98.0 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Code Type-2 Excludes:
Type-2 Excludes
Type-2 Excludes means the excluded conditions are different, although they may appear similar. A patient may have both conditions, but one does not include the other. Excludes 2 means "not coded here."
Pyogenic granuloma of gingiva - instead, use code K06.8
Pyogenic granuloma of maxillary alveolar ridge - instead, use code K04.5
Pyogenic granuloma of oral mucosa - instead, use code K13.4

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #602-603 - Cellulitis with MCC.
  • DRG Group #602-603 - Cellulitis without MCC.

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Pyogenic granuloma of lip (disorder)
  • Granuloma gravidarum (disorder)
  • Staphylococcal granuloma (disorder)

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'L98.0 - Pyogenic granuloma'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code L98.0. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Pyogenic granuloma of skin and subcutaneous tissue (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 L98.0 and a single ICD9 code, 686.1 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.


Parent Code: L98 - Other disorders of skin and subcutaneous tissue, not elsewhere classified

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