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ICD-10-CM Code L98.1
Factitial dermatitis

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

L98.1 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of factitial dermatitis. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


The ICD code L981 is used to code Neurotic excoriations

Neurotic excoriations is a condition in which patients produce skin lesions through repetitive, compulsive excoriation of their skin.:392:61

Specialty: Dermatology
MeSH Codes: ,
ICD 9 Codes: , 698.4
Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for L98.1 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.
Neurotic excoriation

MS-DRG Mapping

  • 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 'L98.1 - Factitial dermatitis'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code L98.1. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Dermatitis factitia [artefacta] (exact match)

This is the official exact match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that in all cases where the ICD9 code 698.4 was previously used, L98.1 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.


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

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