2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L91.8

Other hypertrophic disorders of the skin

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • L91.8 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM L91.8 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of L91.8 - other international versions of ICD-10 L91.8 may differ.
The following code(s) above L91.8 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 L91.8:
  • 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
Approximate Synonyms
  • Sentinel skin tag
  • Sentinel tag
  • Skin tag
ICD-10-CM L91.8 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 606 Minor skin disorders with mcc
  • 607 Minor skin disorders without mcc

Convert L91.8 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

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to L91.8:
  • Cutis - see also condition
    • verticis gyrata Q82.8
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q82.8

      Other specified congenital malformations of skin

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
      Applicable To
      • Abnormal palmar creases
      • Accessory skin tags
      • Benign familial pemphigus [Hailey-Hailey]
      • Congenital poikiloderma
      • Cutis laxa (hyperelastica)
      • Dermatoglyphic anomalies
      • Inherited keratosis palmaris et plantaris
      • Keratosis follicularis [Darier-White]
      Type 1 Excludes
      • Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (Q79.6-)
      • acquired L91.8
  • Disorder (of) - see also Disease
    • skin L98.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L98.9

      Disorder of the skin and subcutaneous tissue, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      • hypertrophic L91.9
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L91.9

        Hypertrophic disorder of the skin, unspecified

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
        • specified NEC L91.8
  • Hypertrophy, hypertrophic
    • skin L91.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L91.9

      Hypertrophic disorder of the skin, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      • specified NEC L91.8
  • Tag (hypertrophied skin) (infected) L91.8

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To L91.8
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
L91.0 Hypertrophic scar
L91.8 Other hypertrophic disorders of the skin
L91.9 Hypertrophic disorder of the skin, unspecified
L92 Granulomatous disorders of skin and subcutaneous tissue
L92.0 Granuloma annulare
L92.1 Necrobiosis lipoidica, not elsewhere classified
L92.2 Granuloma faciale [eosinophilic granuloma of skin]
L92.3 Foreign body granuloma of the skin and subcutaneous tissue
L92.8 Other granulomatous disorders of the skin and subcutaneous tissue
L92.9 Granulomatous disorder of the skin and subcutaneous tissue, unspecified
L93 Lupus erythematosus
L93.0 Discoid lupus erythematosus

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