2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L51.3

Stevens-Johnson syndrome-toxic epidermal necrolysis overlap syndrome

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • L51.3 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Stevens-Johnson synd-tox epdrml necrolysis overlap syndrome
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM L51.3 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of L51.3 - other international versions of ICD-10 L51.3 may differ.
Applicable To
  • SJS-TEN overlap syndrome
The following code(s) above L51.3 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 L51.3:
  • 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
  • L49-L54
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range L49-L54

    Urticaria and erythema

    Type 1 Excludes
    Urticaria and erythema
  • L51
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L51

    Erythema multiforme

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome (L00)
    • Ritter's disease (L00)
    Use Additional
    • code for adverse effect, if applicable, to identify drug (T36-T50 with fifth or sixth character 5)
    Erythema multiforme
Approximate Synonyms
  • Stevens johnson syndrome, toxic epidermal necrolysis
  • Stevens johnson syndrome, toxic epidermal necrolysis overlap
  • Stevens-johnson syndrome - toxic epidermal necrolysis overlap
ICD-10-CM L51.3 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 595 Major skin disorders with mcc
  • 596 Major skin disorders without mcc

Convert L51.3 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 L51.3:
  • Code First: L49
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L49

    Exfoliation due to erythematous conditions according to extent of body surface involved

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Code First
    • erythematous condition causing exfoliation, such as:
    • Ritter's disease (L00)
    • (Staphylococcal) scalded skin syndrome (L00)
    • Stevens-Johnson syndrome (L51.1)
    • Stevens-Johnson syndrome-toxic epidermal necrolysis
    • overlap syndrome (L51.3)
    • Toxic epidermal necrolysis (L51.2)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to L51.3:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To L51.3
L50.3 Dermatographic urticaria
L50.4 Vibratory urticaria
L50.5 Cholinergic urticaria
L50.6 Contact urticaria
L50.8 Other urticaria
L50.9 Urticaria, unspecified
L51 Erythema multiforme
L51.0 Nonbullous erythema multiforme
L51.1 Stevens-Johnson syndrome
L51.2 Toxic epidermal necrolysis [Lyell]
L51.3 Stevens-Johnson syndrome-toxic epidermal necrolysis overlap syndrome
L51.8 Other erythema multiforme
L51.9 Erythema multiforme, unspecified
L52 Erythema nodosum
L53 Other erythematous conditions
L53.0 Toxic erythema
L53.1 Erythema annulare centrifugum
L53.2 Erythema marginatum
L53.3 Other chronic figurate erythema
L53.8 Other specified erythematous conditions
L53.9 Erythematous condition, unspecified

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