Exfoliative dermatitis L26- >

Applicable To
  • Hebra's pityriasis
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 L26. 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.
  • Ritter's disease (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L00

    Staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Ritter's disease
    Type 1 Excludes
    • bullous impetigo (L01.03)
    • pemphigus neonatorum (L01.03)
    • toxic epidermal necrolysis [Lyell] (L51.2)
    Use Additional
    • code to identify percentage of skin exfoliation (L49.-)
    L00
    )
Clinical Information
  • A disorder characterized by generalized inflammatory erythema and exfoliation. The inflammatory process involves > 90% of the body surface area.
  • A generalized inflammatory cutaneous disorder characterized by erythema and exfoliation. The inflammatory process involves almost all or the entire cutaneous surface. Causes include drugs and exacerbation of an underlying pathologic process (e.g., psoriasis).
  • The widespread involvement of the skin by a scaly, erythematous dermatitis occurring either as a secondary or reactive process to an underlying cutaneous disorder (e.g., atopic dermatitis, psoriasis, etc.), or as a primary or idiopathic disease. It is often associated with the loss of hair and nails, hyperkeratosis of the palms and soles, and pruritus. (from Dorland, 27th ed)
  • Widespread involvement of the skin by a scaly, erythematous dermatitis occurring either as a secondary or reactive process to an underlying cutaneous disorder (e.g., atopic dermatitis, psoriasis, etc.), or as a primary or idiopathic disease; often associated with the loss of hair and nails, hyperkeratosis of the palms and soles, and pruritus.
Codes
  • L26 Exfoliative dermatitis