ICD-10 Diagnosis Code L73.8

Other specified follicular disorders

Diagnosis Code L73.8

ICD-10: L73.8
Short Description: Other specified follicular disorders
Long Description: Other specified follicular disorders
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code L73.8

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Code Classification
  • Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L00–L99)
    • Disorders of skin appendages (L60-L75)
      • Other follicular disorders (L73)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code L73.8 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v33.0)


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  • Acne with gram negative folliculitis
  • Actinic folliculitis
  • Acute folliculitis
  • Acute sycosis barbae
  • Atrophoderma
  • Cholestasis
  • Cholestasis of pregnancy
  • Chronic folliculitis
  • Chronic folliculitis of legs
  • Demodex folliculitis
  • Dermatosis caused by follicle mite
  • Disseminate infundibulo-folliculitis
  • Follicular atrophoderma
  • Follicular atrophoderma and basal cell epitheliomata
  • Follicular hyperkeratosis
  • Follicular keratosis
  • Folliculitis nares perforans
  • Fordyce spots of vulva
  • Gram-negative folliculitis
  • Haber's syndrome
  • Hair follicle nevus
  • Hamartoma of pilosebaceous apparatus
  • Liver disorder in pregnancy
  • Lupoid sycosis
  • Lupoid sycosis of beard
  • Moniliform hamartoma
  • Pili multigemini
  • Propionibacterium acnes folliculitis
  • Pruritic folliculitis of pregnancy
  • Scalp folliculitis
  • Scar of face
  • Scarring alopecia
  • Sebaceous gland duct dilatation
  • Sebaceous gland hypertrophy
  • Staphylococcal folliculitis of scalp
  • Staphylococcal infection of skin
  • Sycosis
  • Sycosis barbae
  • Sycosis cruris
  • Trichomalacia
  • Tufted folliculitis

Index of Diseases and Injuries
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Information for Patients

Skin Conditions

Also called: Cutaneous disorders, Dermatologic disorders

Your skin is your body's largest organ. It covers and protects your body. Your skin

  • Holds body fluids in, preventing dehydration
  • Keeps harmful microbes out, preventing infections
  • Helps you feel things like heat, cold, and pain
  • Keeps your body temperature even
  • Makes vitamin D when the sun shines on it

Anything that irritates, clogs, or inflames your skin can cause symptoms such as redness, swelling, burning, and itching. Allergies, irritants, your genetic makeup, and certain diseases and immune system problems can cause rashes, hives, and other skin conditions. Many skin problems, such as acne, also affect your appearance.

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