ICD-10 Diagnosis Code L81.6

Other disorders of diminished melanin formation

Diagnosis Code L81.6

ICD-10: L81.6
Short Description: Other disorders of diminished melanin formation
Long Description: Other disorders of diminished melanin formation
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code L81.6

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue
    • Other disorders of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L80-L99)
      • Other disorders of pigmentation (L81)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code L81.6 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v33.0)


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  • Achromia of skin
  • Acquired hypomelanosis of uncertain etiology
  • Acquired hypomelanotic disorder
  • Acquired poikiloderma
  • Alezzandrini syndrome
  • Chemically-induced hypomelanosis
  • Chronic phototoxic dermatitis
  • Circumscribed hypomelanosis
  • Complication of cryotherapy procedure
  • Complication of laser surgery
  • Cutaneous complication of systemic sclerosis
  • Drug-induced hypomelanosis
  • Hereditary acrokeratotic poikiloderma of Weary
  • Hereditary sclerosing poikiloderma
  • Hypermelanosis caused by photodynamic agent
  • Hypomelanosis due to cryotherapy
  • Hypomelanosis due to scarring
  • Hypomelanosis due to scarring
  • Hypomelanosis surrounding malignant melanoma
  • Hypomelanosis surrounding melanocytic neoplasm
  • Hypomelanosis surrounding melanocytic neoplasm
  • Hypomelanotic mycosis fungoides
  • Hypomelanotic sarcoidosis
  • Infection caused by Onchocerca volvulus
  • Laser-induced dyspigmentation
  • Laser-induced hypopigmentation
  • Localized hereditary amyloidosis
  • Lupus erythematosus-associated poikiloderma
  • Onchocercal depigmentation
  • Onchodermatitis
  • Poikiloderma
  • Poikiloderma
  • Poikiloderma
  • Poikiloderma
  • Poikiloderma caused by cold injury
  • Poikiloderma caused by photodynamic agent
  • Poikiloderma due to connective tissue disease
  • Poikiloderma due to heat of infra-red radiation
  • Poikiloderma due to lichen planus
  • Poikilodermal cutaneous amyloid
  • Poikilodermatous mycosis fungoides
  • Post-infective hypomelanosis
  • Post-inflammatory hypopigmentation
  • Post-inflammatory hypopigmentation
  • Postinflammatory skin pigmentation change
  • Postinflammatory skin pigmentation change
  • Scleroderma-associated poikiloderma
  • Symmetrical progressive leucopathy

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