2022 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L98.0

Pyogenic granuloma

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  • L98.0 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2022 edition of ICD-10-CM L98.0 became effective on October 1, 2021.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of L98.0 - other international versions of ICD-10 L98.0 may differ.
Type 2 Excludes
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  • pyogenic granuloma of gingiva (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K06.8

    Other specified disorders of gingiva and edentulous alveolar ridge

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    Applicable To
    • Fibrous epulis
    • Flabby alveolar ridge
    • Giant cell epulis
    • Peripheral giant cell granuloma of gingiva
    • Pyogenic granuloma of gingiva
    • Vertical ridge deficiency
    Type 2 Excludes
    K06.8
    )
  • pyogenic granuloma of maxillary alveolar ridge (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K04.5

    Chronic apical periodontitis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Apical or periapical granuloma
    • Apical periodontitis NOS
    Type 1 Excludes
    • chronic periodontitis (K05.3-)
    K04.5
    )
  • pyogenic granuloma of oral mucosa (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K13.4

    Granuloma and granuloma-like lesions of oral mucosa

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Eosinophilic granuloma
    • Granuloma pyogenicum
    • Verrucous xanthoma
    K13.4
    )
The following code(s) above L98.0 contain annotation back-references
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  • Code Also annotations, or
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that may be applicable to L98.0:
  • L00-L99
    2022 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
  • Pyogenic granuloma of skin
Clinical Information
  • A capillary hemangioma characterized by the presence of a lobular growth pattern.
  • A disorder of the skin, the oral mucosa, and the gingiva, that usually presents as a solitary polypoid capillary hemangioma often resulting from trauma. It is manifested as an inflammatory response with similar characteristics to those of a granuloma.
ICD-10-CM L98.0 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v39.0):
  • 602 Cellulitis with mcc
  • 603 Cellulitis without mcc

Convert L98.0 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
  • 2021 (effective 10/1/2020): No change
  • 2022 (effective 10/1/2021): No change

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to L98.0:
  • Granuloma L92.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L92.9

    Granulomatous disorder of the skin and subcutaneous tissue, unspecified

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    Type 2 Excludes
    • abdomen K66.8
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K66.8

      Other specified disorders of peritoneum

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Billable/Specific Code
      • pyogenicum L98.0
    • pyogenic, pyogenicum (of) (skin) L98.0
    • skin L92.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L92.9

      Granulomatous disorder of the skin and subcutaneous tissue, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Billable/Specific Code
      Type 2 Excludes
      • pyogenicum L98.0
    • septic L98.0 (skin)
    • suppurative L98.0 (skin)
    • telangiectaticum L98.0 (skin)

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To L98.0
L97.92 Non-pressure chronic ulcer of unspecified part of left lower leg
L97.921 …… limited to breakdown of skin
L97.922 …… with fat layer exposed
L97.923 …… with necrosis of muscle
L97.924 …… with necrosis of bone
L97.925 …… with muscle involvement without evidence of necrosis
L97.926 …… with bone involvement without evidence of necrosis
L97.928 …… with other specified severity
L97.929 …… with unspecified severity
L98 Other disorders of skin and subcutaneous tissue, not elsewhere classified
L98.0 Pyogenic granuloma
L98.1 Factitial dermatitis
L98.2 Febrile neutrophilic dermatosis [Sweet]
L98.3 Eosinophilic cellulitis [Wells]
L98.4 Non-pressure chronic ulcer of skin, not elsewhere classified
L98.41 Non-pressure chronic ulcer of buttock
L98.411 …… limited to breakdown of skin
L98.412 …… with fat layer exposed
L98.413 …… with necrosis of muscle
L98.414 …… with necrosis of bone
L98.415 …… with muscle involvement without evidence of necrosis

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