Specific code icon 2014 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L50.8

Other urticaria

  • L50.8 is a billable ICD-10-CM code that can be used to specify a diagnosis.
  • On October 1, 2015 ICD-10-CM will replace ICD-9-CM in the United States, therefore, L50.8 and all other ICD-10-CM codes should only be used for training or planning purposes until then.
Applicable To
  • Chronic urticaria
  • Recurrent periodic urticaria
Description Synonyms
  • Autoimmune urticaria
  • Urticaria (hives), chronic
  • Urticaria, autoimmune
Mortality Data
  • Between 1999-2007 there were 2 deaths in the United States where ICD-10 L50.8 was indicated as the underlying cause of death [source: cdc.govlink to cdc.gov]
  • ICD-10 L50.8 as underlying cause of death data broken down by: gender, age, race, year
ICD-10-CM L50.8 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v30.0):
  • 606 Minor skin disorders with mcc
  • 607 Minor skin disorders without mcc
Convert ICD-10-CM L50.8 to ICD-9-CM
The following ICD-10-CM Index entries contain back-references to ICD-10-CM L50.8:
  • Urticaria L50.9
  • chronic L50.8
    recurrent periodic L50.8
    specified type NEC L50.8