2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L12.0

Bullous pemphigoid

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • L12.0 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM L12.0 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of L12.0 - other international versions of ICD-10 L12.0 may differ.
The following code(s) above L12.0 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 L12.0:
  • 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
  • L10-L14
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range L10-L14

    Bullous disorders

    Type 1 Excludes
    • benign familial pemphigus [Hailey-Hailey] (Q82.8)
    • staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome (L00)
    • toxic epidermal necrolysis [Lyell] (L51.2)
    Bullous disorders
  • L12
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L12

    Pemphigoid

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • herpes gestationis (O26.4-)
    • impetigo herpetiformis (L40.1)
    Pemphigoid
Clinical Information
  • A chronic and relatively benign subepidermal blistering disease usually of the elderly and without histopathologic acantholysis.
  • An autoimmune chronic skin disorder characterized by the presence of large blisters. It usually affects elderly people and tends to subside spontaneously.
ICD-10-CM L12.0 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 595 Major skin disorders with mcc
  • 596 Major skin disorders without mcc

Convert L12.0 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
Code annotations containing back-references to L12.0:
  • Type 1 Excludes: L13.0
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L13.0

    Dermatitis herpetiformis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Duhring's disease
    • Hydroa herpetiformis
    Type 1 Excludes
    • juvenile dermatitis herpetiformis (L12.2)
    • senile dermatitis herpetiformis (L12.0)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to L12.0:
  • Dermatitis (eczematous) L30.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L30.9

    Dermatitis, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Eczema NOS
    • herpetiformis (bullous) (erythematous) (pustular) (vesicular) L13.0
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L13.0

      Dermatitis herpetiformis

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Duhring's disease
      • Hydroa herpetiformis
      Type 1 Excludes
      • juvenile dermatitis herpetiformis (L12.2)
      • senile dermatitis herpetiformis (L12.0)
      • senile L12.0
  • Erythema, erythematous (infectional) (inflammation) L53.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L53.9

    Erythematous condition, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Erythema NOS
    • Erythroderma NOS
    • multiforme (major) (minor) L51.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L51.9

      Erythema multiforme, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Erythema iris
      • Erythema multiforme major NOS
      • Erythema multiforme minor NOS
      • Herpes iris
      • pemphigoides L12.0
  • Herpes, herpesvirus, herpetic B00.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B00.9

    Herpesviral infection, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Herpes simplex infection NOS
    • circinatus B35.4
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B35.4

      Tinea corporis

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Ringworm of the body
      • bullosus L12.0
  • Pemphigoid L12.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L12.9

    Pemphigoid, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    • bullous L12.0

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To L12.0
L10.8 Other pemphigus
L10.81 Paraneoplastic pemphigus
L10.89 Other pemphigus
L10.9 Pemphigus, unspecified
L11 Other acantholytic disorders
L11.0 Acquired keratosis follicularis
L11.1 Transient acantholytic dermatosis [Grover]
L11.8 Other specified acantholytic disorders
L11.9 Acantholytic disorder, unspecified
L12 Pemphigoid
L12.0 Bullous pemphigoid
L12.1 Cicatricial pemphigoid
L12.2 Chronic bullous disease of childhood
L12.3 Acquired epidermolysis bullosa
L12.30 …… unspecified
L12.31 Epidermolysis bullosa due to drug
L12.35 Other acquired epidermolysis bullosa
L12.8 Other pemphigoid
L12.9 Pemphigoid, unspecified
L13 Other bullous disorders
L13.0 Dermatitis herpetiformis

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