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ICD-10-CM Code R23.8
Other skin changes

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

R23.8 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of other skin changes. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

The ICD code R238 is used to code Pimple

A pimple, zit or spot is a kind of comedo and one of the many results of excess oil getting trapped in the pores. Some of the varieties are pustules or papules. Pimples can be treated by various acne medications prescribed by a physician, or purchased at a pharmacy with a wide variety of treatments.

Specialty: Dermatology
ICD 9 Code: 709.8

Blackheads, sebum darkened by contact and reaction with air.

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

  • Rupture of periwound skin (finding)
  • Delayed healing of skin donor site (disorder)
  • Complaining of hair loss (finding)
  • Complaining of dry skin (finding)
  • Lower leg skin pigmentation (finding)
  • Acute edema blisters (disorder)

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'R23.8 - Other skin changes'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code R23.8. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Xanthosis (R23.8)
Papule(s) (R23.8)
Pimple (R23.8)
Hydroa (R23.8)
Bleb(s) (R23.8)
Bulla(e) (R23.8)


Other symptoms involving skin and integumentary tissues (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 R23.8 and a single ICD9 code, 782.9 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.

Parent Code: R23 - Other skin changes

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