ICD-10 Diagnosis Code L74.8

Other eccrine sweat disorders

Diagnosis Code L74.8

ICD-10: L74.8
Short Description: Other eccrine sweat disorders
Long Description: Other eccrine sweat disorders
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code L74.8

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue
    • Disorders of skin appendages (L60-L75)
      • Eccrine sweat disorders (L74)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code L74.8 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v33.0)


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  • Acrosyringeal nevus
  • Bullae AND sweat gland necrosis in drug-induced coma
  • Disorder of eccrine sweat glands
  • Eccrine angiomatous hamartoma
  • Granulosis rubra nasi
  • Hamartoma of eccrine sweat gland apparatus
  • Miliaria papulosa
  • Periporitis
  • Porokeratotic eccrine ostial and dermal duct nevus
  • Ross syndrome
  • Rusting syndrome from hyperhidrosis
  • Sweat gland cyst
  • Sweat gland duct dilatation
  • Sweat gland pore closure
  • Urhidrosis

Information for Patients


Also called: Perspiration

Sweat is a clear, salty liquid produced by glands in your skin. Sweating is how your body cools itself. You sweat mainly under your arms and on your feet and palms. When sweat mixes with bacteria on your skin, it can cause a smell. Bathing regularly and using antiperspirants or deodorants can help control the odor.

Sweating a lot is normal when it is hot or when you exercise, are anxious, or have a fever. It also happens during menopause. If you often sweat too much, it's called hyperhidrosis. Causes include thyroid or nervous system disorders, low blood sugar, or another health problem.

Sweating too little, anhidrosis, can be life-threatening because your body can overheat. Causes of anhidrosis include dehydration, burns, and some skin and nerve disorders.

  • Endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy
  • Hyperhidrosis
  • Iontophoresis
  • Sweating
  • Sweating - absent

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