2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L92.1

Necrobiosis lipoidica, not elsewhere classified

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  • L92.1 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 L92.1 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of L92.1 - other international versions of ICD-10 L92.1 may differ.
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 L92.1. 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.
  • necrobiosis lipoidica associated with diabetes mellitus (E08-E13
    ICD-10-CM Range E08-E13

    Diabetes mellitus

    • E08 Diabetes mellitus due to underlying cond...
    • E09 Drug or chemical induced diabetes mellit...
    • E10 Type 1 diabetes mellitus
    • E11 Type 2 diabetes mellitus
    • E13 Other specified diabetes mellitus
    with .620)
The following code(s) above L92.1 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 L92.1:
  • 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
  • L92
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L92

    Granulomatous disorders of skin and subcutaneous tissue

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    Type 2 Excludes
    • actinic granuloma (L57.5)
    Granulomatous disorders of skin and subcutaneous tissue
Approximate Synonyms
  • Necrobiosis lipoidica
ICD-10-CM L92.1 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 606 Minor skin disorders with mcc
  • 607 Minor skin disorders without mcc

Convert L92.1 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 L92.1:
  • Necrobiosis R68.89
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R68.89

    Other general symptoms and signs

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ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To L92.1
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
L93.1 Subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus
L93.2 Other local lupus erythematosus
L94 Other localized connective tissue disorders
L94.0 Localized scleroderma [morphea]

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