ICD-10 Diagnosis Code L88

Pyoderma gangrenosum

Diagnosis Code L88

ICD-10: L88
Short Description: Pyoderma gangrenosum
Long Description: Pyoderma gangrenosum
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code L88

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue
    • Other disorders of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L80-L99)
      • Pyoderma gangrenosum (L88)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code L88 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v33.0)


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  • Bullous pyoderma
  • Parastomal pyoderma gangrenosum
  • Parastomal ulceration
  • Pyoderma gangrenosum
  • Superficial ulcer of skin

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code L88 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

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.

NIH: National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases

  • Acrodermatitis
  • Cradle cap
  • Cryotherapy
  • Cutaneous skin tags
  • Dry skin -- self-care
  • Erythema multiforme
  • Granuloma annulare
  • Keratosis pilaris
  • Lichen planus
  • Milia
  • Sebaceous cyst
  • Seborrheic dermatitis
  • Seborrheic keratosis
  • Skin lesion removal
  • Skin lesion removal-aftercare
  • Stasis dermatitis and ulcers

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