2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L74

Eccrine sweat disorders

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • L74 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • The 2021 edition of ICD-10-CM L74 became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of L74 - other international versions of ICD-10 L74 may differ.
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 (L74) and the excluded code together.
  • generalized hyperhidrosis (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R61

    Generalized hyperhidrosis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Excessive sweating
    • Night sweats
    • Secondary hyperhidrosis
    Code First
    • , if applicable, menopausal and female climacteric states (N95.1)
    Type 1 Excludes
    • focal (primary) (secondary) hyperhidrosis (L74.5-)
    • Frey's syndrome (L74.52)
    • localized (primary) (secondary) hyperhidrosis (L74.5-)
    R61
    )
The following code(s) above L74 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 L74:
  • L00-L99
    2021 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
  • L60-L75
    2021 ICD-10-CM Range L60-L75

    Disorders of skin appendages

    Type 1 Excludes
    • congenital malformations of integument (Q84.-)
    Disorders of skin appendages
Clinical Information
  • Condition in which there is a deviation from or interruption of the normal structure or function of the sweat glands, which are sweat-producing structures that are embedded in the dermis.
  • Diseases of the sweat glands.
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
  • 2021 (effective 10/1/2020): No change
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To L74
L72.2 Steatocystoma multiplex
L72.3 Sebaceous cyst
L72.8 Other follicular cysts of the skin and subcutaneous tissue
L72.9 Follicular cyst of the skin and subcutaneous tissue, unspecified
L73 Other follicular disorders
L73.0 Acne keloid
L73.1 Pseudofolliculitis barbae
L73.2 Hidradenitis suppurativa
L73.8 Other specified follicular disorders
L73.9 Follicular disorder, unspecified
L74 Eccrine sweat disorders
L74.0 Miliaria rubra
L74.1 Miliaria crystallina
L74.2 Miliaria profunda
L74.3 Miliaria, unspecified
L74.4 Anhidrosis
L74.5 Focal hyperhidrosis
L74.51 Primary focal hyperhidrosis
L74.510 …… axilla
L74.511 …… face
L74.512 …… palms

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