2017/18 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L53.9

Erythematous condition, unspecified

Applicable To
  • Erythema NOS
  • Erythroderma NOS
The following code(s) above L53.9 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 L53.9:
  • L00-L99
    2018 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
  • L49-L54
    2018 ICD-10-CM Range L49-L54

    Urticaria and erythema

    Type 1 Excludes
    Urticaria and erythema
  • L53
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L53

    Other erythematous conditions

      2016 2017 2018 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • erythema ab igne (L59.0)
    • erythema due to external agents in contact with skin (L23-L25)
    • erythema intertrigo (L30.4)
    Other erythematous conditions
Approximate Synonyms Clinical Information ICD-10-CM L53.9 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v35.0):

Convert L53.9 to ICD-9-CM

Code History

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to L53.9:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To L53.9
L51.3 Stevens-Johnson syndrome-toxic epidermal necrolysis overlap syndrome
L51.8 Other erythema multiforme
L51.9 Erythema multiforme, unspecified
L52 Erythema nodosum
L53 Other erythematous conditions
L53.0 Toxic erythema
L53.1 Erythema annulare centrifugum
L53.2 Erythema marginatum
L53.3 Other chronic figurate erythema
L53.8 Other specified erythematous conditions
L53.9 Erythematous condition, unspecified
L54 Erythema in diseases classified elsewhere
L55 Sunburn
L55.0 Sunburn of first degree
L55.1 Sunburn of second degree
L55.2 Sunburn of third degree
L55.9 Sunburn, unspecified
L56 Other acute skin changes due to ultraviolet radiation
L56.0 Drug phototoxic response
L56.1 Drug photoallergic response
L56.2 Photocontact dermatitis [berloque dermatitis]

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