2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L90

Atrophic disorders of skin

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • L90 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM L90 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of L90 - other international versions of ICD-10 L90 may differ.
The following code(s) above L90 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 L90:
  • 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
Clinical Information
  • A disorder characterized by the degeneration and thinning of the epidermis and dermis.
  • The degeneration and thinning of the epidermis and dermis. It is usually a manifestation of aging.
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
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To L90
L89.896 Pressure-induced deep tissue damage of other site
L89.899 …… unspecified stage
L89.9 Pressure ulcer of unspecified site
L89.90 …… unspecified stage
L89.91 …… stage 1
L89.92 …… stage 2
L89.93 …… stage 3
L89.94 …… stage 4
L89.95 …… unstageable
L89.96 Pressure-induced deep tissue damage of unspecified site
L90 Atrophic disorders of skin
L90.0 Lichen sclerosus et atrophicus
L90.1 Anetoderma of Schweninger-Buzzi
L90.2 Anetoderma of Jadassohn-Pellizzari
L90.3 Atrophoderma of Pasini and Pierini
L90.4 Acrodermatitis chronica atrophicans
L90.5 Scar conditions and fibrosis of skin
L90.6 Striae atrophicae
L90.8 Other atrophic disorders of skin
L90.9 Atrophic disorder of skin, unspecified
L91 Hypertrophic disorders of skin

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