2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L28.2

Other prurigo

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • L28.2 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 L28.2 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of L28.2 - other international versions of ICD-10 L28.2 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Prurigo NOS
  • Prurigo Hebra
  • Prurigo mitis
  • Urticaria papulosa
The following code(s) above L28.2 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 L28.2:
  • 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
  • L20-L30
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range L20-L30

    Dermatitis and eczema

    Note
    • In this block the terms dermatitis and eczema are used synonymously and interchangeably.
    Type 2 Excludes
    • chronic (childhood) granulomatous disease (D71)
    • dermatitis gangrenosa (L08.0)
    • dermatitis herpetiformis (L13.0)
    • dry skin dermatitis (L85.3)
    • factitial dermatitis (L98.1)
    • perioral dermatitis (L71.0)
    • radiation-related disorders of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L55-L59)
    • stasis dermatitis (I87.2)
    Dermatitis and eczema
Approximate Synonyms
  • Prurigo
  • Pruritic rash
Clinical Information
  • A name applied to several itchy skin eruptions of unknown cause. The characteristic course is the formation of a dome-shaped papule with a small transient vesicle on top, followed by crusting over or lichenification. (from Dorland, 27th ed)
ICD-10-CM L28.2 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 606 Minor skin disorders with mcc
  • 607 Minor skin disorders without mcc

Convert L28.2 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 L28.2:
  • Type 1 Excludes: L50
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L50

    Urticaria

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • allergic contact dermatitis (L23.-)
    • angioneurotic edema (T78.3)
    • giant urticaria (T78.3)
    • hereditary angio-edema (D84.1)
    • Quincke's edema (T78.3)
    • serum urticaria (T80.6-)
    • solar urticaria (L56.3)
    • urticaria neonatorum (P83.8)
    • urticaria papulosa (L28.2)
    • urticaria pigmentosa (D47.01)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to L28.2:
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
  • Hebra's
    • prurigo L28.2
  • Lichen L28.0
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L28.0

    Lichen simplex chronicus

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Circumscribed neurodermatitis
    • Lichen NOS
    • urticatus L28.2
  • Prurigo (ferox) (gravis) (Hebrae) (Hebra's) (mitis) (simplex) L28.2
  • Strophulus pruriginosus L28.2
  • Urticaria L50.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L50.9

    Urticaria, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    • papulosa L28.2 (Hebra)

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To L28.2
L26 Exfoliative dermatitis
L27 Dermatitis due to substances taken internally
L27.0 Generalized skin eruption due to drugs and medicaments taken internally
L27.1 Localized skin eruption due to drugs and medicaments taken internally
L27.2 Dermatitis due to ingested food
L27.8 Dermatitis due to other substances taken internally
L27.9 Dermatitis due to unspecified substance taken internally
L28 Lichen simplex chronicus and prurigo
L28.0 Lichen simplex chronicus
L28.1 Prurigo nodularis
L28.2 Other prurigo
L29 Pruritus
L29.0 Pruritus ani
L29.1 Pruritus scroti
L29.2 Pruritus vulvae
L29.3 Anogenital pruritus, unspecified
L29.8 Other pruritus
L29.9 Pruritus, unspecified
L30 Other and unspecified dermatitis
L30.0 Nummular dermatitis
L30.1 Dyshidrosis [pompholyx]

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