Specific code icon 2016/17 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L90.0

Lichen sclerosus et atrophicus

    2016 2017 Billable/Specific Code

  • L90.0 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 L90.0. Other international versions of ICD-10 L90.0 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
  • A chronic inflammatory mucocutaneous disease usually affecting the female genitalia (vulvar lichen sclerosus) and balanitis xerotica obliterans in males. It is also called white spot disease and csillag's disease.
  • A chronic inflammatory process affecting the skin. It is characterized by the presence of white, indurated plaques, epidermal atrophy, and fibrosis of the upper dermis. It usually appears in the vulva and penis.
Type 2 Excludes
  • lichen sclerosus of external female genital organs (N90.4)
  • lichen sclerosus of external male genital organs (N48.0)
ICD-10-CM L90.0 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v34.0):
  • 606 Minor skin disorders with mcc
  • 607 Minor skin disorders without mcc

Convert ICD-10-CM L90.0 to ICD-9-CM

The following ICD-10-CM Index entries contain back-references to ICD-10-CM L90.0: