ICD-10 Diagnosis Code L90.6

Striae atrophicae

Diagnosis Code L90.6

ICD-10: L90.6
Short Description: Striae atrophicae
Long Description: Striae atrophicae
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code L90.6

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue
    • Other disorders of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (L80-L99)
      • Atrophic disorders of skin (L90)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code L90.6 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v33.0)


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  • Adolescent striae
  • Atrophy of skin caused by systemic corticosteroid
  • Atrophy of skin caused by topical corticosteroid
  • Corticosteroid-induced striae
  • Cutaneous atrophy caused by corticosteroids
  • Cutaneous atrophy caused by corticosteroids
  • Cutaneous atrophy caused by corticosteroids
  • On examination - striae gravidarum
  • Pathological striae
  • Physiological striae
  • Skin striae
  • Skin striae
  • Striae caused by systemic corticosteroid
  • Striae caused by topical corticosteroid
  • Striae gravidarum
  • Weightlifter's striae

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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