2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L08.89

Other specified local infections of the skin and subcutaneous tissue

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • L08.89 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Oth local infections of the skin and subcutaneous tissue
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM L08.89 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of L08.89 - other international versions of ICD-10 L08.89 may differ.
The following code(s) above L08.89 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 L08.89:
  • L00-L99
    2020 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
    2020 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
Approximate Synonyms
  • Acropustulosis of infancy
  • Infantile acropustulosis
  • Pitted keratolysis
ICD-10-CM L08.89 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 602 Cellulitis with mcc
  • 603 Cellulitis without mcc

Convert L08.89 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
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to L08.89:
  • Andrews' disease L08.89 (bacterid)
  • Cicatrix (adherent) (contracted) (painful) (vicious) L90.5
    - see also Scar
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L90.5

    Scar conditions and fibrosis of skin

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    Applicable To
    • Adherent scar (skin)
    • Cicatrix
    • Disfigurement of skin due to scar
    • Fibrosis of skin NOS
    • Scar NOS
    Type 2 Excludes
    • skin L90.5
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L90.5

      Scar conditions and fibrosis of skin

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Adherent scar (skin)
      • Cicatrix
      • Disfigurement of skin due to scar
      • Fibrosis of skin NOS
      • Scar NOS
      Type 2 Excludes
      • infected L08.89
  • Dermatosis L98.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L98.9

    Disorder of the skin and subcutaneous tissue, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    • Andrews' L08.89
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • Andrews' L08.89 (bacterid)
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) B99.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B99.9

    Unspecified infectious disease

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    • local, skin (staphylococcal) (streptococcal) L08.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L08.9

      Local infection of the skin and subcutaneous tissue, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      • specified NEC L08.89
    • sinus (accessory) (chronic) (nasal) - see also Sinusitis
      • skin NEC L08.89
  • Sarcoid - see also Sarcoidosis
    • Spiegler-Fendt L08.89
  • Sinus - see also Fistula
    • infected, skin NEC L08.89
  • Spiegler-Fendt
    • sarcoid L08.89

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To L08.89
L05.02 Pilonidal sinus with abscess
L05.9 Pilonidal cyst and sinus without abscess
L05.91 Pilonidal cyst without abscess
L05.92 Pilonidal sinus without abscess
L08 Other local infections of skin and subcutaneous tissue
L08.0 Pyoderma
L08.1 Erythrasma
L08.8 Other specified local infections of the skin and subcutaneous tissue
L08.81 Pyoderma vegetans
L08.82 Omphalitis not of newborn
L08.89 Other specified local infections of the skin and subcutaneous tissue
L08.9 Local infection of the skin and subcutaneous tissue, unspecified
L10 Pemphigus
L10.0 Pemphigus vulgaris
L10.1 Pemphigus vegetans
L10.2 Pemphigus foliaceous
L10.3 Brazilian pemphigus [fogo selvagem]
L10.4 Pemphigus erythematosus
L10.5 Drug-induced pemphigus
L10.8 Other pemphigus
L10.81 Paraneoplastic pemphigus

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