ICD-10 Diagnosis Code L84

Corns and callosities

Diagnosis Code L84

ICD-10: L84
Short Description: Corns and callosities
Long Description: Corns and callosities
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code L84

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue
    • Other disorders of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L80-L99)
      • Corns and callosities (L84)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code L84 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v33.0)


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  • 700 - Corns and callosities

  • Apical callus
  • Callosity
  • Callosity between toes
  • Callosity caused by biting and/or chewing
  • Callosity caused by prosthesis and/or appliance
  • Callosity due to habit tic
  • Callosity on hand
  • Callosity on toe
  • Callosity resulting from occupation
  • Callosity under metatarsal head
  • Callus of heel
  • Corn - lesion
  • Corn of toe
  • Corns and callus
  • Diffuse callus
  • Durlachers corn
  • Familial painful callosities
  • Fibrous corn
  • Foot callus
  • Habit tic
  • Habit tic affecting skin
  • Hard corn
  • Hyperkeratotic callus
  • Hypertrophic condition of skin
  • Interdigital corn
  • Intractable plantar keratoma
  • Keratoma
  • Keratoma
  • Keratoma
  • Neurovascular corn
  • Palmar callosity
  • Pinch callus
  • Plantar callosity
  • Prayer nodule
  • Pretalar callosity
  • Seed corn
  • Soft corn
  • Subungual corn
  • Vascular corn

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code L84 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

Information for Patients

Corns and Calluses

Corns and calluses are caused by pressure or friction on your skin. They often appear on feet where the bony parts of your feet rub against your shoes. Corns usually appear on the tops or sides of toes while calluses form on the soles of feet. Calluses also can appear on hands or other areas that are rubbed or pressed.

Wearing shoes that fit better or using non-medicated pads may help. While bathing, gently rub the corn or callus with a washcloth or pumice stone to help reduce the size. To avoid infection, do not try to shave off the corn or callus. See your doctor, especially if you have diabetes or circulation problems.

NIH: National Institute on Aging

  • Corns and calluses

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