Acne L70-

Type 2 Excludes
Type 2 Excludes Help
A type 2 excludes note represents "not included here". A type 2 excludes note indicates that the condition excluded is not part of the condition it is excluded from but a patient may have both conditions at the same time. When a type 2 excludes note appears under a code it is acceptable to use both the code (L70) and the excluded code together.
  • acne keloid (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L73.0

    Acne keloid

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    L73.0
    )
Clinical Information
  • A disorder of the skin in which oil glands and hair glands become inflamed.
  • A disorder of the skin marked by inflammation of oil glands and hair glands.
  • Acne is a common skin disease that causes pimples. Pimples form when hair follicles under your skin clog up. Most pimples form on the face, neck, back, chest, and shoulders. Anyone can get acne, but it is common in teenagers and young adults. It is not serious, but it can cause scars.no one knows exactly what causes acne. Hormone changes, such as those during the teenage years and pregnancy, probably play a role. There are many myths about what causes acne. Chocolate and greasy foods are often blamed, but there is little evidence that foods have much effect on acne in most people. Another common myth is that dirty skin causes acne; however, blackheads and pimples are not caused by dirt. Stress doesn't cause acne, but stress can make it worse.if you have acne
    • clean your skin gently
    • try not to touch your skin
    • avoid the sun
    treatments for acne include medicines and creams. nih: national institute of arthritis and musculoskeletal and skin diseases
  • Chronic inflammatory disease of the pilosebaceous apparatus marked by an increase in sebum secretions causing lesions most frequently occurring on the face, chest, and back; the inflamed glands may form small pink papules, which sometimes surround comedones so that they have black centers (blackheads), or form pustules or cysts (whiteheads).
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