2017/18 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L98.6

Other infiltrative disorders of the skin and subcutaneous tissue

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 L98.6. 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.
  • hyalinosis cutis et mucosae (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code E78.89

    Other lipoprotein metabolism disorders

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
    E78.89
    )
The following code(s) above L98.6 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 L98.6:
  • 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
Approximate Synonyms ICD-10-CM L98.6 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v35.0):

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Code History

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to L98.6:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To L98.6
L98.49 Non-pressure chronic ulcer of skin of other sites
L98.491 …… limited to breakdown of skin
L98.492 …… with fat layer exposed
L98.493 …… with necrosis of muscle
L98.494 …… with necrosis of bone
L98.495 Non-pressure chronic ulcer of other sites with muscle involvement without evidence of necrosis
L98.496 Non-pressure chronic ulcer of other sites with bone involvement without evidence of necrosis
L98.498 Non-pressure chronic ulcer of other sites with other specified severity
L98.499 …… with unspecified severity
L98.5 Mucinosis of the skin
L98.6 Other infiltrative disorders of the skin and subcutaneous tissue
L98.7 Excessive and redundant skin and subcutaneous tissue
L98.8 Other specified disorders of the skin and subcutaneous tissue
L98.9 Disorder of the skin and subcutaneous tissue, unspecified
L99 Other disorders of skin and subcutaneous tissue in diseases classified elsewhere
M00 Pyogenic arthritis
M00.0 Staphylococcal arthritis and polyarthritis
M00.00 Staphylococcal arthritis, unspecified joint
M00.01 Staphylococcal arthritis, shoulder
M00.011 Staphylococcal arthritis, right shoulder
M00.012 Staphylococcal arthritis, left shoulder

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