Other disorders of pigmentation L81- >

Type 1 Excludes
Type 1 Excludes Help
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes. It means "not coded here". A type 1 excludes note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as L81. A type 1 excludes note is for used for when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
  • birthmark NOS (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q82.5

    Congenital non-neoplastic nevus

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
    Applicable To
    • Birthmark NOS
    • Flammeus Nevus
    • Portwine Nevus
    • Sanguineous Nevus
    • Strawberry Nevus
    • Vascular Nevus NOS
    • Verrucous Nevus
    Type 2 Excludes
    Q82.5
    )
  • Peutz-Jeghers syndrome (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q85.8

    Other phakomatoses, not elsewhere classified

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
    Applicable To
    • Peutz-Jeghers Syndrome
    • Sturge-Weber(-Dimitri) syndrome
    • von Hippel-Lindau syndrome
    Type 1 Excludes
    • Meckel-Gruber syndrome (Q61.9)
    Q85.8
    )
Type 2 Excludes
Type 2 Excludes Help
A type 2 excludes note represents "not included here". A type 2 excludes note indicates that the condition excluded is not part of the condition it is excluded from but a patient may have both conditions at the same time. When a type 2 excludes note appears under a code it is acceptable to use both the code (L81) and the excluded code together.
  • nevus - see Alphabetical Index
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