2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L94

Other localized connective tissue disorders

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • L94 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 L94 became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of L94 - other international versions of ICD-10 L94 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 L94. 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.
  • systemic connective tissue disorders (M30-M36
    ICD-10-CM Range M30-M36

    Systemic connective tissue disorders

    Includes
    • autoimmune disease NOS
    • collagen (vascular) disease NOS
    • systemic autoimmune disease
    • systemic collagen (vascular) disease
    Type 1 Excludes
    • autoimmune disease, single organ or single cell-type -code to relevant condition category
    • M30 Polyarteritis nodosa and related conditi...
    • M31 Other necrotizing vasculopathies
    • M32 Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)
    • M33 Dermatopolymyositis
    • M34 Systemic sclerosis [scleroderma]
    • M35 Other systemic involvement of connective...
    • M36 Systemic disorders of connective tissue ...
    )
The following code(s) above L94 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 L94:
  • 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
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 L94
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]
L94.1 Linear scleroderma
L94.2 Calcinosis cutis
L94.3 Sclerodactyly
L94.4 Gottron's papules
L94.5 Poikiloderma vasculare atrophicans
L94.6 Ainhum
L94.8 Other specified localized connective tissue disorders
L94.9 Localized connective tissue disorder, unspecified
L95 Vasculitis limited to skin, not elsewhere classified

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