2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L12.2

Chronic bullous disease of childhood

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code Pediatric Dx (0-17 years)
  • L12.2 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2021 edition of ICD-10-CM L12.2 became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of L12.2 - other international versions of ICD-10 L12.2 may differ.
ICD-10-CM Coding Rules
  • L12.2 is applicable to pediatric patients aged 0 - 17 years inclusive.
Applicable To
  • Juvenile dermatitis herpetiformis
The following code(s) above L12.2 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
In this context, annotation back-references refer to codes that contain:
  • Applicable To annotations, or
  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
  • Excludes2 annotations, or
  • Includes annotations, or
  • Note annotations, or
  • Use Additional annotations
that may be applicable to L12.2:
  • L00-L99
    2021 ICD-10-CM Range L00-L99

    Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue

    Type 2 Excludes
    • certain conditions originating in the perinatal period (P04-P96)
    • certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
    • complications of pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O00-O9A)
    • congenital malformations, deformations, and chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
    • endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00-E88)
    • lipomelanotic reticulosis (I89.8)
    • neoplasms (C00-D49)
    • symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00-R94)
    • systemic connective tissue disorders (M30-M36)
    • viral warts (B07.-)
    Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue
  • L10-L14
    2021 ICD-10-CM Range L10-L14

    Bullous disorders

    Type 1 Excludes
    • benign familial pemphigus [Hailey-Hailey] (Q82.8)
    • staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome (L00)
    • toxic epidermal necrolysis [Lyell] (L51.2)
    Bullous disorders
  • L12
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L12

    Pemphigoid

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • herpes gestationis (O26.4-)
    • impetigo herpetiformis (L40.1)
    Pemphigoid
Approximate Synonyms
  • Juvenile pemphigoid
ICD-10-CM L12.2 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v38.0):
  • 606 Minor skin disorders with mcc
  • 607 Minor skin disorders without mcc

Convert L12.2 to ICD-9-CM

Code History
  • 2016 (effective 10/1/2015): New code (first year of non-draft ICD-10-CM)
  • 2017 (effective 10/1/2016): No change
  • 2018 (effective 10/1/2017): No change
  • 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): No change
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change
  • 2021 (effective 10/1/2020): No change
Code annotations containing back-references to L12.2:
  • Type 1 Excludes: L13.0
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L13.0

    Dermatitis herpetiformis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Duhring's disease
    • Hydroa herpetiformis
    Type 1 Excludes
    • juvenile dermatitis herpetiformis (L12.2)
    • senile dermatitis herpetiformis (L12.0)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to L12.2:
  • Dermatitis (eczematous) L30.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L30.9

    Dermatitis, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Eczema NOS
    • herpetiformis (bullous) (erythematous) (pustular) (vesicular) L13.0
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L13.0

      Dermatitis herpetiformis

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Duhring's disease
      • Hydroa herpetiformis
      Type 1 Excludes
      • juvenile dermatitis herpetiformis (L12.2)
      • senile dermatitis herpetiformis (L12.0)
      • juvenile L12.2
    • multiformis L13.0
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L13.0

      Dermatitis herpetiformis

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Duhring's disease
      • Hydroa herpetiformis
      Type 1 Excludes
      • juvenile dermatitis herpetiformis (L12.2)
      • senile dermatitis herpetiformis (L12.0)
      • juvenile L12.2
  • Dermatosis L98.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L98.9

    Disorder of the skin and subcutaneous tissue, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    • herpetiformis L13.0
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L13.0

      Dermatitis herpetiformis

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Duhring's disease
      • Hydroa herpetiformis
      Type 1 Excludes
      • juvenile dermatitis herpetiformis (L12.2)
      • senile dermatitis herpetiformis (L12.0)
      • juvenile L12.2
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • bullous L13.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L13.9

      Bullous disorder, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      • chronic of childhood L12.2
    • chronic bullous of childhood L12.2
  • Pemphigoid L12.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L12.9

    Pemphigoid, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    • juvenile L12.2

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To L12.2
L10.89 Other pemphigus
L10.9 Pemphigus, unspecified
L11 Other acantholytic disorders
L11.0 Acquired keratosis follicularis
L11.1 Transient acantholytic dermatosis [Grover]
L11.8 Other specified acantholytic disorders
L11.9 Acantholytic disorder, unspecified
L12 Pemphigoid
L12.0 Bullous pemphigoid
L12.1 Cicatricial pemphigoid
L12.2 Chronic bullous disease of childhood
L12.3 Acquired epidermolysis bullosa
L12.30 …… unspecified
L12.31 Epidermolysis bullosa due to drug
L12.35 Other acquired epidermolysis bullosa
L12.8 Other pemphigoid
L12.9 Pemphigoid, unspecified
L13 Other bullous disorders
L13.0 Dermatitis herpetiformis
L13.1 Subcorneal pustular dermatitis
L13.8 Other specified bullous disorders

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.