2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L01.09

Other impetigo

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
  • L01.09 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM L01.09 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of L01.09 - other international versions of ICD-10 L01.09 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Ulcerative impetigo
The following code(s) above L01.09 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 L01.09:
  • L00-L99
    2019 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
  • L00-L08
    2019 ICD-10-CM Range L00-L08

    Infections of the skin and subcutaneous tissue

    Type 2 Excludes
    • hordeolum (H00.0)
    • infective dermatitis (L30.3)
    • local infections of skin classified in Chapter 1
    • lupus panniculitis (L93.2)
    • panniculitis NOS (M79.3)
    • panniculitis of neck and back (M54.0-)
    • Perlèche NOS (K13.0)
    • Perlèche due to candidiasis (B37.0)
    • Perlèche due to riboflavin deficiency (E53.0)
    • pyogenic granuloma (L98.0)
    • relapsing panniculitis [Weber-Christian] (M35.6)
    • viral warts (B07.-)
    • zoster (B02.-)
    Use Additional
    • code (B95-B97) to identify infectious agent.
    Infections of the skin and subcutaneous tissue
  • L01
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L01

    Impetigo

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • impetigo herpetiformis (L40.1)
    Impetigo
  • L01.0
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L01.0

    Impetigo

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Impetigo contagiosa
    • Impetigo vulgaris
    Impetigo
Approximate Synonyms
  • Ulcerative impetigo
Clinical Information
  • An ulcerative pyoderma usually caused by group a beta-hemolytic streptococcal infection at the site of minor trauma. (Dorland, 27th ed)
ICD-10-CM L01.09 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):
  • 602 Cellulitis with mcc
  • 603 Cellulitis without mcc

Convert L01.09 to ICD-9-CM

Code History
  • 2016 (effective 10/1/2015): New code (first year of non-draft ICD-10-CM)
  • 2017 (effective 10/1/2016): No change
  • 2018 (effective 10/1/2017): No change
  • 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): No change

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to L01.09:
  • Impetigo (any organism) (any site) (circinate) (contagiosa) (simplex) (vulgaris) L01.00
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L01.00

    Impetigo, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Impetigo NOS
    • specified type NEC L01.09
    • ulcerative L01.09

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To L01.09
K95.8 Complications of other bariatric procedure
K95.81 Infection due to other bariatric procedure
K95.89 Other complications of other bariatric procedure
L00 Staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome
L01 Impetigo
L01.0 Impetigo
L01.00 …… unspecified
L01.01 Non-bullous impetigo
L01.02 Bockhart's impetigo
L01.03 Bullous impetigo
L01.09 Other impetigo
L01.1 Impetiginization of other dermatoses
L02 Cutaneous abscess, furuncle and carbuncle
L02.0 Cutaneous abscess, furuncle and carbuncle of face
L02.01 Cutaneous abscess of face
L02.02 Furuncle of face
L02.03 Carbuncle of face
L02.1 Cutaneous abscess, furuncle and carbuncle of neck
L02.11 Cutaneous abscess of neck
L02.12 Furuncle of neck
L02.13 Carbuncle of neck

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.