Erythema nodosum L52-

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 L52. 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.
  • tuberculous erythema nodosum (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A18.4

    Tuberculosis of skin and subcutaneous tissue

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Erythema induratum, tuberculous
    • Lupus excedens
    • Lupus vulgaris NOS
    • Lupus vulgaris of eyelid
    • Scrofuloderma
    • Tuberculosis of external ear
    Type 2 Excludes
    • lupus erythematosus (L93.-)
    • systemic lupus erythematosus (M32.-)
    A18.4
    )
Clinical Information
  • An erythematous eruption commonly associated with drug reactions or infection and characterized by inflammatory nodules that are usually tender, multiple, and bilateral. These nodules are located predominantly on the shins with less common occurrence on the thighs and forearms. They undergo characteristic color changes ending in temporary bruise-like areas. This condition usually subsides in 3-6 weeks without scarring or atrophy.
  • Erythematous eruption commonly associated with drug reactions or infection and characterized by inflammatory nodules that are usually tender, multiple, and bilateral; these nodules are located predominantly on the shins with less common occurrence on the thighs and forearms; they undergo characteristic color changes ending in temporary bruise-like areas; this condition usually subsides in 3-6 weeks without scarring or atrophy.
Codes
  • L52 Erythema nodosum