Specific code icon 2016/17 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L81.9

Disorder of pigmentation, unspecified

    2016 2017 Billable/Specific Code

  • L81.9 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of L81.9. Other international versions of ICD-10 L81.9 may differ.
  • Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.

Clinical Information
  • Disorders of pigmentation of the skin and other organs, including discoloration, hyperpigmentation and hypopigmentation.
Approximate Synonyms
  • Atypical pigmented lesion
  • Disorder of skin pigmentation
  • Dyschromia
  • Dyschromia (disorder of skin pigmentation)
  • Hyperpigmentation (darkening) of skin
  • Hyperpigmentation of skin
  • Hypopigmentation
  • Hypopigmentation (loss of skin color)
  • Pigmented lesion, atypical
  • Skin hypopigmented
ICD-10-CM L81.9 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v34.0):
  • 606 Minor skin disorders with mcc
  • 607 Minor skin disorders without mcc
  • 795 Normal newborn

Convert ICD-10-CM L81.9 to ICD-9-CM

The following ICD-10-CM Index entries contain back-references to ICD-10-CM L81.9: