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ICD-10-CM Code L98.9
Disorder of the skin and subcutaneous tissue, unspecified

Billable Code
Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

L98.9 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of disorder of the skin and subcutaneous tissue, unspecified. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

The ICD code L989 is used to code Hereditary mucoepithelial dysplasia

Hereditary mucoepithelial dysplasia (HMD), or simply mucoepithelial dysplasia, is a rare autosomal dominant multiepithelial disorder causing systemic maldevelopment of the epithelia and mucous membranes that line the surface of tissues and structures throughout the body, particularly affecting systems affiliated with mucosa, which includes the respiratory, digestive, urinary, reproductive and immune systems. The disorder is attributed to improper formation of desmosomes and gap junctions, which prevents proper cornification of the epithelial layer of the skin.

Specialty: Dermatology
ICD 9 Code: 709.9
Source: Wikipedia

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #606-607 - Minor skin disorders with MCC.
  • DRG Group #606-607 - Minor skin disorders without MCC.

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Primary systemic amyloidosis with pseudoscleroderma (disorder)

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'L98.9 - Disorder of the skin and subcutaneous tissue, unspecified'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code L98.9. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


Unspecified disorder 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 L98.9 and a single ICD9 code, 709.9 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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